Can NATO interfere into relations between Turkey, Greece and Europe?
The answer is certainly not. As Konstantinos Filis –prof. of International Law says in a recent interview:
“NATO may or may not help, technically. We must keep in mind that his interference will not be anything important.
In other words, Greece fully trusts NATO but the Greek side cannot invest in the political settlement of her problems with Turkey in Aegean and Mediterranean Sea.
At technical level, it has been and continues to be so in the past that NATO can create a framework for understanding or, at the very least, early warning if and when a crisis develops into something worse. But beyond that, I personally would not see it from the NATO side.
After all, NATO, with the choices of Jens Stotlenberg and in general with all this ‘neutrality’ that it has shown all this time, cannot be trusted by the Greek side.
And let’s not forget: within NATO, Turkey, from the point of view of NATO or NATO interests, is considered an important country and for that reason, cannot be pressured to change practice.
Consequently we have already ascertained that it would NOT happen through NATO”.
Peggy Dokou / News-Politics