In the new 5-year defense agreement signed by Greece and the USA recently, it has been revealed that the USA has attempts to establish new bases on the islands in the Aegean. The USA started preparations to establish a base on Samothrace Island, which is only 7 miles from Gökçeada.
It has been revealed that one of the key articles of the Defense Agreement signed between the US Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense and the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense for a period of 5 years recently allowed the US to establish bases on some islands in the Aegean after Crete.
THE USA INCREASES ITS POWER IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN WITH THE SETTLEMENT IN AEGEAN
Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said in a statement to the media that the United States is preparing to build a new US base on the Aegean island, where the Greek island in the Aegean will facilitate the strengthening and rapid development of the presence of the Navy in the Eastern Mediterranean region, as well as the US Navy.
It has been announced that the island where the US base will be established is the Samothraki Island, 7 miles from Gökçe Island. It was announced that the decision was taken on the grounds that it is close to Alexandroupoli (Evros) and has a geographical position to follow the passage of the Russian navy through the Dardanelles.