President Abdel Fattah El Sisi discussed the Libyan crises updates with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a phone call Thursday, as he explained the Egyptian stance of refusing all illegal foreign interference in the war-torn country.
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Greece, and Cyprus called on the United Nations not to register the maritime boundaries deal signed between Turkey and Prime Minister of the Government of the National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj, according to a well-placed source at the UN.
"Either they are compliant with the terms and conditions of any other candidate country, otherwise they could not be either a candidate or accepted," Anastasiades told Politico.
Egypt’s minster of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry held a teleconference meeting with his Greek, Cypriot, French and Emirati counterparts
The meeting tackled the Egyptian tourism programs on the religious tourism, to which Greek tourists gravitate, the statement continued.
Egypt affirms supporting the rights and sovereignty of Cyprus concerning its resources in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, within the framework of international law and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Egyptian foreign ministry sa
They also took up the mechanism of activating the joint government agreement on extending pipelines in order to transmit the Cypriot gas to Egypt's EDCO plant.
The officials agreed on the dangerous consequences of this development on Arab national security, regional security.
Turkish parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill that allows troops to be deployed in Libya, in a clear breach of sovereignty.
Turkey’s Parliament voted on Wednesday for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s proposal to send Turkish troops to Libya, which is expected to deepen the Libyan crisis and mount tensions in the Middle East and North Africa.
Speaker of the Libyan Parliament Aguila Saleh discussed his country’s crisis in Nicosia with Cypriot counterpart Demetris Syllouris.
Kramp-Karrenbauer arrived in Cyprus on Wednesday for a two-day Christmas visit to the German contingent of UNFIL.
Cypriot Defense Minister Savvas Angelides said that Cyprus will continue to address the Turkish provocations in the exclusive economic zone with cautiousness.
The official stressed the importance of respecting the sovereignty of each state and international law regardless of the size of military power it possesses.
He made the remarks when asked about his comment on a statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry regarding the European Council conclusions on Turkey.
Cypriot Energy Minister George Lakkotrypis raised the issue of escalating Turkish violations in the Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ), while addressing a meeting of the EU Energy Ministers' Council, held Thursday in Brussels, Cyprus News Agency report
Egypt, Cyprus and Greece announced, Tuesday that the two security cooperation and maritime MoUs signed by Turkey and Libya’s UN-backed government, “has no legal effect”
The three leaders ensured the importance of maintaining joint coordination and consultation and close cooperation among the three nations.
The Cypriot president stated that the meeting is held in light of regional developments.
The seventh tripartite summit between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece will convene on Tuesday, under the chairmanship of President Sisi.