Dendias, Stoltenberg discuss east Med


Foreign minister Nikos Dendias and NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg discussed the situation in the eastern Mediterranean in a phone call Saturday morning, ministry sources say.

The two discussed progress towards creating a mechanism to de-escalate tension between NATO allies Greece and Turkey.

Greek and Turkish military officers will meet again next week with NATO Military Comittee Chairman Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach.