Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has said that cooperation with Greece and Cyprus is an example of good neighbor relations that promotes the security and stability in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
This came as Sisi met with Greek Defense Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos Thursday in Cairo, during which the two officials agreed on strengthening joint military exercises, as well as at the tripartite level with Cyprus, according to a statement from the Egyptian Presidency.
Sisi praised the level of cooperation between the two countries and tripartite cooperative level between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus, which was recently embodied in the tripartite joint military exercise.
He also affirmed that the tripartite cooperation comes in light of mutual interests in accordance with international norms to bring the security and stability to the Eastern Mediterranean region.
Remarkably, the meeting tackled ways to enhance military cooperation and the latest developments in regional and international issues, especially the efforts of combating terrorism.