In the meeting of the Contact Group for the Defense in Ukraine (Ukraine Defense Contact Group), participated, today, Tuesday, September 19, the minister National Defense Nikos Dendias.

The meeting was organized at the initiative of the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

As announced, the Minister of National Defense confirmed Greece’s consistent and unwavering stance in support of Ukraine and its territorial integrity, pointing out that the Russian invasion blatantly violates the International law and endangers the security and stability of Europe.

Mr. Dendias also referred to our country’s humanitarian and defense assistance to Ukraine and emphasized that Greece will remain at the side of the Ukrainian people, providing all possible assistance, as long as it is required.

On the sidelines of the meeting of the Contact Group on UkraineMr. Dendias, met with the US Defense Minister Lloyd Austin with whom they discussed the further deepening of the Strategic Defense Relationship between Greece and the US.

Subsequently, Mr. Dendias met with Air Force officers who serve in NATO’s Allied Air Command (AIRCOM), which is based at Ramstein Air Base.