Foreign minister asks for Washington support

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said that he asked for a "clean line of communication" between Athens and Washington in the event that "issues" arise with Turkey, during his first meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on Wednesday. "The Americans noted this (request) and will answer us," he said. 

Dendias said he was "happy" that one of his first meetings as foreign minister was with Pompeo, with whom he also discussed the Strategic Dialogue between the two countries and how to further deepen it. 

"We all the know that the close relationship between Greece and the US has longevity, but it is very important to deepen and expand it," he said, adding that he invited Pompeo to attend the Strategic Dialogue when it takes place in Athens in the coming months. 

The two men also discussed regional energy developments and the trilateral...

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