Greece seeks stronger relations with Israel

With Greek-Israeli relations deepening in recent years, Athens wishes to continue on this course.

To this end Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will travel to Jerusalem on Monday for talks with his counterpart Eli Cohen, who took office three weeks ago.

Although not yet finalized, it is possible that Dendias will also be received by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

It is an interesting coincidence that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will also be in Israel.

The joint presence of the two ministers in Israel is significant, as it take place three weeks before their planned meeting in Athens and the resumption of the 3+1 format - Israel, Greece, Cyprus plus the US.

Washington's support for Greece, Cyprus and the trilateral format with Israel, which was originally set up as a tool to circumvent Turkish views in the Eastern Mediterranean,...

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