“Pompeo’s intervention, in addition to assisting the Berlin effort that had reached a stalemate and providing assurances to Paris, is considered essential for two reasons: a) to some extent, it neutralizes the relationship between Trump and Erdogan and b) it shows that the US wants to play a leading role in the area, instead of leaving everything to Russia and China,” writes Sotiris Serbos in his article for newspaper TA NEA.

You may find the article in Greek here.