US aims to turn Alexandroupoli into a naval base
NEW PLAN FOR ALEXANDROUPOLIS
Kathimerini newspaper wrote that the US army is preparing to turn Alexandroupoli into a naval base.
The Pentagon, which claims the base is "against Russia"; In order to have a presence in the Balkans, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean, it shipped tanks and armored vehicles to the port last July.
CONSTRUCTION OF NEW UNITS ON THE SUDA BASE IS ON THE DESK
On the other hand, in the report of the same newspaper, it was reported that the US authorities are considering the construction of new units to deploy UAVs and F-35 warplanes to the Suda Base in Crete.
Athens and Washington signed the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement in October 2021.
It was emphasized that within the framework of this agreement, the expansion of Suda is among the topics on the table.
US bases in Greece
In addition to Alexandroupoli and Crete, the USA has military bases in Kavala, Thessaloniki, Larisa and Stefanovic on the territory of Greece.
It is stated that military personnel, vehicles and ammunition are shipped to these bases intermittently.
ERDOĞAN: THEIR ANSWER IS 'AGAINST RUSSIA'
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reacted to the military activity in Greece.
Erdogan, "against whom they set up?" "The answer they give is 'against Russia'. We will not eat it." he said.