Member states of the Council of Europe
Greece's Defense Council was on Tuesday meeting under Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos amid an escalation of tensions with Turkey, state-run Athens-Macedonia news agency said, quoting ministry sources.
The meeting was attended by deputy National Defense Minister Alkiviadis Stefanis and the country's top military brass.
Bulgaria had the opportunity to veto the talks between North Macedonia and the EU if it wanted to do so. However, this country did not do it. Moreover, it is working towards our EU accession, North Macedonia's former Premier and leader of the Social Democratic Union Zoran Zaev said in a TV interview.