British Ambassador to Greece Kate Smith said in a tweet on Tuesday that the Iniochos 2018 multinational air force exercise "strengthens the relations of allies and friends."

"Second day of the multinational exercise Iniochos 2018, including British Typhoons of the Royal Air Force for the first time. British pilots with their colleagues from six countries in an exercise strengthening the relations of allies and friends," the ambassador said in her message in Greek.

Iniochos is an annual exercise based at the Andravida Air Base, in the northwest Peloponnese, and lasts for 15 calendar days (this year's runs from March 5 to March 23), according to the Hellenic Air Force site. Besides the Greek air force and RAF, participants include the air forces of the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Italy and Cyprus.