Turkish Leader Speaks Against U.S. Military Bases in Greece

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The leader of Turkey’s Nationalist Movement Party said the U.S. military bases located on Greece present a threat to Turkish security. The U.S. and Greece signed a five-year bilateral military deal, granting U.S. access to three bases on mainland Greece along with naval presence on the island of Crete. Washington and Athens celebrated the move, but the Turkish political leader accused the U.S. of using already tense Greek-Turkish relations to try and push Turkey into a hot conflict environment.