Peace-keepers for Balkans

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The Independent Online
GREECE told its Balkan neighbours yesterday it would join discussions on creating a regional peace-keeping force.

At a meeting with his Romanian and Bulgarian counterparts, the Greek Foreign Minister, Theodoros Pangalos, said Greek defence ministry officials would attend a meeting in Bucharest towards the end of the month. Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Albania have been discussing the creation of a joint Balkan peace-keeping force to step in when crises bubble over in the troubled region. - Reuters, Santorini