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Europe needs to act on its own

Greek Prime Minister Kiryakos Mitsotakis, Switzerlandof Davos in town World Economic Forum in the scope of Borge BrendeAnswering ‘s questions in a private session, Greece made evaluations on the economy and regional developments.

Mitsotakis, European UnionStating that the EU should get rid of its dependence on Russian hydrocarbon resources as soon as possible, he argued that renewable energy sources should be emphasized and energy diversity should be increased.

‘WE PAY ASTRONOMIC FEES TO RUSSIA’

Kiryakos MitsotakisExpressing his belief that the EU should purchase natural gas in bulk, “We pay astronomical prices for natural gas to Russia. These do not reflect the realities of the gas market” said.

Mitsotakis said the EU should focus more on defense after the Ukraine war “We need to spend more, but we have to spend more wisely. We have to look at our defense systems, we have to have more joint working opportunities” he said.

‘EUROPE SHOULD MOVE ITSELF’

Kiryakos Mitsotakis stated that Greece is in favor of the strategic independence of the EU, “There will be times when Europe has to act on its own without NATO’s involvement” used the phrase.

Mitsotakis, the EU strengthens its own defense, NATOHe said it would also mean getting stronger.

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