Former US Undersecretary of State and Ambassador to Athens Nicholas Burns is on fire in his statement that the US will not support Greece in a potential hot incident with Turkey.
“I’m sorry to say that …”
Asked by journalist Athanasios Ellis, “If Greece can rely on the US at a critical moment in its confrontation with Turkey,” the experienced US diplomat replied:
“I’m sorry to say it, but if Greece needs US support in a hot incident with Turkey, I don’t think it will get it from President Trump.”
Speaking at the Delphi Forum, which is being held in Washington, Mr. Burns also stressed that the US Department of State and Defense would be more credible if there was the need, adding that “I cannot imagine a hypothetical scenario where Greece will be the aggressor. “