Greece-US relationship at historic high, says government spokesman

Greece and the United States are at one of the best, if not the best phase of their bilateral relationship, Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas said ahead of a scheduled meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday.

Speaking to state broadcaster ERT, Petsas said that Greece expects the US to confirm the country's position as a stable and reliable ally, while also acknowledging that it is emerging from its decade-long crisis stronger and ready to attract foreign investments.

Regarding recent developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Petsas said that the United States has stopped trying to maintain an equal distance between Greece and Turkey, and is "dealing with Turkish provocations with determination."

Petsas condemned the recent maritime borders deal signed between Ankara and the Libyan...

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