The US firmly believes in respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as sovereign rights and jurisdiction in accordance with the international law of the sea
Τhe US applauds Greece’s role as a regional leader and pillar of stability, underlined US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a letter to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, government -s said on Friday, according to ANA.
The letter also notes that the US remains committed to supporting Greece’s prosperity, security, and democracy.
Blinken said that Greek-US bilateral relations are reaching new heights adding that both countries will emerge stronger from the challenges of the global pandemic together.
He pointed out the two countries will continue to build ties through the US-Greece Strategic Dialogue and noted that the revision of the bilateral Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) reaffirmed “our commitment and resolve to further deepen and expand our strategic defense partnership towards maintaining strong, capable and interoperable militaries for the purpose of contributing to the security of both countries…”
Referring to the revision of the MDCA, Blinken stressed that the updated MDCA “expands our strategic defense partnership and manifestly displays our firm determination to mutually safeguard and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our countries against actions threatening to peace, including armed attack or threat thereof.”
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