Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a private meeting and working dinner with the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, on Monday at the Maximos Mansion.
During the talks, according to sources, a comprehensive overview of Greek-American relations was made. Their excellent level was confirmed in view of the start of the 4th round of the Greece-US strategic dialogue, on Tuesday, and their further deepening was agreed.
The prime minister and Blinken exchanged views on international, European and regional issues, with a focus on developments in Ukraine. The US Secretary of State expressed to the prime minister his appreciation for the unconditional support provided by Greece to Ukraine from the very beginning and underlined the role of Greece as a pillar of stability and security in the wider region.
The situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the devastating earthquakes in Turkey were also discussed. Blinken thanked the prime minister for the immediate assistance provided by Greece to Turkey at this difficult time.
Also, Mitsotakis and Blinken agreed on the importance of security and stability in the Eastern Mediterranean at a critical geopolitical juncture. The prime minister underlined that the stable position of Greece and the guiding principle of its policy was and remains the peaceful resolution of disputes and good neighborly relations based on international law.