“Greek foreign policy does indeed seem to be entering an adult stage by accepting for the second time that agreements on the delimitation of its maritime zones with neighboring states are possible on the basis of mutual compromise and benefit and not through imposing one’s will. The most important criterion for the success of any balancing strategy against a threatening force is the element of external legitimacy. The immediate question for Greek foreign policy is how to redeem the hard currency of international legitimacy achieved after the two EEZ agreements with Italy and Egypt – accepting even some damages – with the most immediate, tangible and substantial international support,” emphasizes Panayotis Tsakonas in his article for newspaper TA NEA.

You may find the article in Greek here.