Regarding press releases related to the participation of Greece in the activities of Standing NATO Maritime Group II (SNMG II), the HNDGS clarifies that:
• The activities of the Group are predetermined and planned by SHAPE on a yearly basis.
• Greece has regularly participated in the Group, since 1992, in the context of its commitments towards the Alliance.
• The SNMG II, with the participation of a Greek ship, has repeatedly operated beyond the Mediterranean Sea.
LTC Dimitrios Bonoras