11.02.2011 07.Adar l, 5771
Greece vows to help Israel gain access to European markets
Papandreou tells visiting U.S. Jewish leaders that such a move would be vital for both Israel's economy and strategic security.
Greece's prime minister on Thursday promised visiting Jewish American leaders that Athens would help Israel forge closer ties with the European Union, particularly through gaining access to European markets.
"We see the (European) market expanding to the Mediterranean and certainly we would like to integrate Israel into this European market," said Prime Minister George Papandreou. "I think this is vital for Israel's economy but also for its strategic security."…