Dendias meets British counterpart in London

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Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias met with British Armed Forces Minister James Heappey in London on Monday.

During their working breakfast at the residence of the Greek ambassador, the two discussed strategies to address shared challenges, including the situations in Ukraine, the Middle East, and the Red Sea, as stated by Dendias in a post on X social media platform.

Dendias provided Heappey with an update on Greece's participation in the EU naval mission Aspides, aimed at safeguarding commercial traffic in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden from ongoing Houthi attacks.

"I stressed that Greece, the country with the biggest merchant fleet, will protect free shipping and ensure the safety of seamen, in cooperation with its allies and partners," he said.

Furthermore, within the context of bolstering defense cooperation between Greece and the UK, Dendias...

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