Greek defence minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos in Nicosia, Cyprus on Saturday. Photo: AP
Greek defence minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos in Nicosia, Cyprus on Saturday. Photo: AP

Greece can defend islands despite Türkiye’s threats, says defence minister

  • Earlier this week, Türkiye summoned the Greek ambassador to protest against the alleged deployment of US-made armoured vehicles to two Aegean Islands
  • Defence Minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos said Türkiye’s ‘revisionist and destabilising behaviour’ undermines security in the wider eastern Mediterranean region

Greek defence minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos in Nicosia, Cyprus on Saturday. Photo: AP
Greek defence minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos in Nicosia, Cyprus on Saturday. Photo: AP
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