Thursday, July 14, 2011

Greece alliance with Israel

Khalid Amayreh, MWC News, July 13, 2011


On the eve of his visit to Israel, Greek President Karolos Papoulias spoke of the “strong relationship in all aspects” between his country and the Zionist state. The fact that Israel continues to occupy Palestine, expand Jewish-only colonies on occupied territory and persecute millions of Palestinians, including many who practice Greek Orthodox Christianity in the West Bank, seems to have little or  no bearing on the evolving relations between the Greek and Israeli governments.

“We are now involved in an intensive process of cooperation. Our ministers and officials systematically consult and work together on all levels and in key areas, including energy, defence and security, as well as agriculture and tourism,” said the Greek president.

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