Cyprus, Greece & Egypt to Strengthen Cooperation

Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt have all expressed their commitment to work closely and strengthen their cooperation in areas of mutual benefit, following a trilateral meeting the Foreign Ministers (Ioannis Kasoulides, Evangelos Venizelos, and Sameh Shoukry respectively) had in New York, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

It was the second such meeting the Ministers had, according to the Cyprus News Agency. During the meeting, joint assessments of the three governments on regional issues were set out, and intentions of the three countries in promoting cooperation across various issues – including energy – were reaffirmed.

The three Ministers had the opportunity to review developments in the region and to underline the importance of the Eastern Mediterranean becoming a pillar of stability in the wider area, by promoting cooperation among neighboring countries. The Ministers expressed their satisfaction regarding the ongoing trilateral political consultations between their countries covering a multitude of bilateral and regional issues of common interest and declared the commitment of their respective governments to work closely together and to enhance their cooperation in all fields of mutual benefit