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Cairo hosts Egyptian- Greek- Cypriot summit

Monday، 10 October 2016 - 12:46 PM

Cairo hosts on Tuesday 11/10/ 2016, the fourth Egyptian-Greek- Cypriot summit that will take up boosting joint cooperation in the development, investment and defense fields along with other issues of joint interest.


President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will receive Cypriot President Nicholas Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for summit talks focusing on reinforcing joint cooperation in the energy and military fields along with means of combating extremism and terrorism. They will also review regional and international issues of common concern.


The Cairo-hosted summit will take up the outcome of the third summit meeting that was held in Athens in November last year.


President Sisi has confirmed at the Athens-hosted summit that this tripartitecooperation is not against any party. He welcomed any country in the region seeking to join the three countries. He noted that it serves the interests of the region and its peoples in accordance with the principles of international law and commitment to international agreements.


The Greek government spokeswoman said that the summit is aimed at boosting trade and investment between the three countries and resuming negotiations on gas cooperation along with demarcating maritime borders.


The Greek and Cypriot media views that this bloc is gradually taking an institutional form, seeking to enhance security and stability in the region, support Egypt's efforts to achieve growth and prosperity and combat terrorism and extremism.


It is certain that the growing constructive cooperation between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus is a gleam of hope for improving the volatile regional situation. Also, this cooperation attests to keenness of the three countries to consolidate their joint relations that cover all vistas of cooperation in the economic, development, security and defense fields along with coordinating stances and exchanging visions regarding international issues.

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