Greece must break the “stereotype of a Turkocentric Balkan provincialism in its foreign policy” and “spread its wings towards the new reality”, declared the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias, on his return from the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations .
In a statement released on Monday, Dendias said he had stressed to all his interlocutors in New York that if Turkey acts without logic, Greece responds to all provocative actions with caution and with full respect for international law, in particular international law. from the sea.
Greece wishes to maintain channels of communication with Turkey, but it will do so within the framework of international law, he added.
He said it was heartening to receive clear messages of support, and even understanding, even from the most skeptical partners.
Dendias said his 17 formal meetings with his counterparts in New York and numerous other informal meetings were also used to gain support for Greece’s election as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for 2025-2026.
“I have had in-depth discussions on climate change and migration, particularly in light of developments in Afghanistan, on the role of women in global peace and security, on freedom of navigation, on freedom of press â, declared the Minister of Foreign Affairs.