Prime Minister: Greece has always been on the right side of history

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Prime Minister: Greece has always been on the right side of history"There is no room for equal distances here. Either you are with peace and international law, or you are against them," Mitsotakis said

"[Russian President Vladimir] Putin's decision is a clear violation of the UN Charter and the rules for settling interstate disputes by peaceful means," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday in parliament, ANA reports.

The Russian president, "through the use of force, is questioning the territorial integrity of a country with which Russia has close ties, causing deaths - including those of Greeks in Mariupol - and forcing hundreds of thousands of citizens into migration," he continued.

"The Greek stance is a result of our historical experience and global balances," the prime minister noted, adding: "We have always been on the right side of history and that is what we are doing now. We are also part of the West and we promote international legitimacy. We live with the issue of Cyprus and we receive threats to our islands. We can not stand by indifferently before authoritarian leaders who want to redesign the borders."

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