"Why did Mitsotakis invite Haftar to Greece? Did he just want to provoke us?" an annoyed Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on his return from the Berlin conference on the Libya crisis regarding the meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar in Athens on Friday.
The United States considers Greece a major ally and participant in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrote to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, cited by BGNES.
"We consider Athens a key ally and a crucial player in the Eastern Mediterranean as well as the Balkans,", the letter stated.
Acclaimed Greek poet and translator Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke died on Tuesday, aged 81.
Anghelaki-Rooke was born in Athens in 1939 and studied in Athens, France and Switzerland.
She obtained a degree from the School of Translators and Interpreters and worked as a professional translator from English, Russian and French into Greek.