The Eastern Mediterranean is transforming, and partnerships are being formed to reflect the changing geopolitical reality. The United States should support and recognize the region’s blossoming Hellenic-Israeli partnership, which could be transformative for the respective nations and the international community of democratic stakeholders.
Together, Cyprus, Greece and Israel will help strengthen our shared democratic values in the region. The countries’ strategic location, natural resources and intellectual capital bring issues, such as economic development, energy production and counterterrorism, to the forefront.
Therefore, it is no accident the Hellenic-Israeli region has seen a flurry of bilateral diplomatic activity surrounding the enhanced alliance. Most notably, within the last year, the Israeli president, prime minister and foreign minister have each made visits to Athens.… Seguir leyendo »