Greek FM Nikos Dendias to visit Israel on Thursday

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will visit Israel on Thursday, for meetings with the prime minister and the foreign minister.

Dendias is expected to discuss developments in the East Mediterranean and the escalation of Turkish aggression, as well as Greek-Israeli collaboration.

He will be received by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and will meet with his counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi, with whom he spoke on Wednesday.Foreign Affairs Min. Dendias speaks with Israeli counterpart Ashkenazi

In an earlier statement, the Israeli government expressed its full support of and solidarity to Greece and its rights in terms of maritime zones and exclusive economic zones, and said it was closely monitoring the rise of tension in the East Mediterranean.