US urges Greece and Turkey to start talks over Mediterranean crisis

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday urged Greece and Turkey to enter into crisis talks aimed at defusing sky-high tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.Speaking after talks with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a visit to the Greek island of Crete, Pompeo praised Greece as a true pillar of stability and prosperity in the region.Cooperation among NATO partners was “especially important as Russia continues to destabilize the region,” the top US diplomat warned.Mitsotakis meanwhile used the occasion to accuse Turkey of provocative activities that “violate Western values.” …

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