President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipra in Crete, Greece - Press Photo President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipra in Crete, Greece - Press Photo

Greek media highlights Sisi's participation in trilateral summit

Wed, Oct. 10, 2018
CRETE, Greece - 10 October 2018: The Greek media highlighted Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's participation in the Egyptian-Greek-Cypriot summit due to be held in Crete later Wednesday.

The Greek media described Egypt as a heavyweight state in the Middle East in view of its pivotal role in supporting the march of peace, security and stability in the region.

It hailed the three leaders' keenness on holding tripartite summits periodically.

The Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet on Wednesday in Elounda, Crete, for the 6th Greece-Cyprus-Egypt Summit.

The summit highlights the high level of cooperation of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt and the key role that their tripartite and multilateral initiatives have gained in promoting regional stability, security and development in a particularly critical period for the region.

According to government sources, the summit will focus on regional development, energy security, regional stability in the Eastern Mediterranean, economic cooperation, as well as the tripartite cooperation on economic, digital and environmental sectors.

Agreements and memoranda of cooperation will be signed.

The 6th Greek-Cypriot-Egypt Summit will be attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, Minister of Energy and the Environment, George Stratakis, Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Information, Nikos Pappas, Deputy Foreign Minister Terence Quick, Deputy Minister of Economy and Development, Stathis Giannakidis, Deputy Labour Minister Tasos Petropoulos.
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