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NATO is committed to further strengthen the deconfliction mechanism between Turkey and Greece to ease tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday.
Axar.az reports that the 30-member alliance helped establish a hotline between the two countries, he said: "I'm committed to strengthening this mechanism further to build more comprehensive confidence-building measures."
NATO is ready to reduce the tension, he said, adding that they support German-led initiatives to solve the crisis.
Relations have been icy as Athens has opposed Ankara sending its drillships into the Eastern Mediterranean for energy exploration.
2020.12.01 / 23:36