Greece is India’s gateway to Europe, PM says

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, left, talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi as he arrives for a delegation level meeting in New Delhi, India, Wednesday. [AP]

Greece and India have pledged to enhance bilateral cooperation following a meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.

In joint statements following discussions between the two countries' delegations, Mitsotakis, marking the first official visit by a Greek prime minister to India in 16 years, noted progress in advancing strategic cooperation in security, defense, and cybersecurity.

He highlighted the promising outlook facilitated by the proposed India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor, emphasizing Greece's pivotal role as the gateway of India to Europe.

"Indeed, one only needs to consult the map to recognize Greece's significance as India's gateway to Europe," he said.

"However, to realize this vision, peace and stability in the Middle East are imperative," he said.

In his statements, the...

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