The Minister of National Defence Panos Kammenos accompanied by the Chief of HNDGS General Michail Kostarakos met on Wednesday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow at NATO Headquarters, Brussels.
The Minister of National Defence stated the following:
“The meeting with NATO Secretary General, Mr. Stoltenberg, and NATO Deputy Secretary General and responsible for military affairs, Mr. Vershbow, was completed shortly before. We came today, as a Greek delegation, along with General Kostarakos, the Chief of HNDGS, with the Greek NATO representative who will represent Greece also in the Defence Ministers’ Meeting tomorrow.
We assured each other about NATO’s good relations with Greece and the continuation of the cooperation with the Alliance. We assured them that the new government will continue the cooperation and good relations with the Alliance in common exercises, in common military activities and with respect to the international agreements. I clarified that relations with third countries, non NATO members, will not affect our good relations with the Alliance and that we will remain in the frameworks provided for by the agreements.”