Christine Lagarde has once again proven herself to be a worthy successor to Mario Draghi at the helm of the European Central Bank (ECB).
More than many political leaders she is aware of the critical nature of the situation created by the unprecedented epidemiological crisis and she has therefore boldly taken the necessary steps.
Greece secured two vital sources of liquidity from the European Union on Thursday that will help it to rebound next year: the extension of the European Central Bank's extraordinary bond-buying program (PEPP) and the unblocking of the Next Generation EU fund following the agreement of the majority of EU states with Hungary and Poland.
Turkey is well aware that Greece is not Syria, Libya, nor Nagorno-Karabakh. Turkey appreciates the fact that Greece has been a member of NATO since 1952 (the year of its accession along with Turkey) and a member of the European Union and the eurozone - more than a significant part of Greek public opinion does.