Greece Overview Nations // North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

OVERVIEW Greece is situated at the crossroads of three continents (Europe, Asia and Africa) and is a part of the Balkans. It is strategically located near oil- and natural gas-producing areas of the Middle East and Transcaucasus. Greece's geopolitical position is central to its security policy. Border tensions with Albania, Macedonia and Turkey, and the longtime situation in Cyprus, have combined to mold Greek defense requirements. Securing its mountainous territory, more than 8,500...


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