“In a rapidly changing international environment, the Greek government has taken from the outset multiple initiatives at all levels and in all directions to strategically modernize Greece and ensure an environment of prosperity for citizens,” the spokesperson stressed. government word Yiannis Economou during a press briefing on Thursday.
“The Prime Minister himself, using his prestige, has succeeded in completely reversing an atmosphere of mistrust and unreliability that prevailed in the past,” the spokesperson said.
“The fruit of this work, the fruit of our foreign policy, is the agreement on the strategic upgrading of the country that we signed with France,” added Economou.
He also added that the protection of the sovereign rights of the country depends on its strategic alliances.
“The agreement with France is a huge national success. At the same time, it is a step of historical importance for Greece and Europe in its efforts to align its geopolitical forces with its economic strength, ”he said.
Economou announced that the agreement has been tabled in parliament for ratification and that the corresponding debate will take place next Thursday.
Meanwhile, negotiations with the United States will continue for the renewal of the mutual defense cooperation agreement.
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