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Sisi: Egypt Maintains Efforts to Reach Political Solutions to Regional Crises

Sisi: Egypt Maintains Efforts to Reach Political Solutions to Regional Crises

Friday, 11 January, 2019 - 11:45
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades at a summit in Athens, Dec.9, 2015 (AP Photo by Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said his country would maintain its efforts to reach political solutions to the crises in the Middle East region.

Sisi met on Thursday with the Greek National Intelligence Service Director General, Yiannis Roubatis in Cairo, in the presence of the chief of General Intelligence, Abbas Kamel.

According to a statement from the presidency’s spokesperson, Bassam Radi, the meeting discussed the distinguished relations between Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus.

The officials also addressed several issues of mutual concern, including increasing cooperation, as well as the latest updates in the Middle East and efforts to counter terrorism.

Sisi emphasized Egypt’s continued efforts to reach political solutions for the crises in the region, as well as supporting each country’s sovereignty over its territories, and ensuring security for its people.

Roubatis, for his part, said Greece was keen on boosting its relations with Egypt in all fields. Relations between Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus have recently increased within the framework of cooperation in the eastern Mediterranean region.

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