Greece's Defence and Security Policy

October 2004
Military Technology;Oct2004, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p84
The article discusses the defense and security policy of Greece. The existence of international waters in the Aegean Sea creates particular security requirements for the defense of the Greek Islands and makes extremely vital the existence of secure and uninterrupted sea and air communication. Greece's national strategy includes the fundamental principles like, defend the national independence, sovereignty and integrity of the country against any threat; maintain the active presence of Greece in the area of the Black Sea Countries and of the Eastern Mediterranean; The development of an active and dynamic military diplomacy aiming to promote the policy of security, peace and cooperation in the Balkans and the Black Sea.


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