Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met in Cairo on Wednesday.
The meeting discussed cooperation and coordination between the three countries as well as a wide range of issues and efforts to promote security, stability, peace and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
The Heads of State and Government reviewed the latest developments of cooperation between the three countries, which are an important pillar in their relations and reviewed progress in areas of common interest. They expressed deep concern over the deteriorating situation in Libya and stressed that a comprehensive political settlement is the only way. To resolve this conflict and restore stability in Libya.
The Heads of State and Government expressed their deep concern over the illegal and unlawful military operation launched by Turkey in Syrian territory and stressed the need to preserve the unity and territorial integrity of the Syrian State.
On the Palestinian issue, the three Heads of State and Government called for a just, lasting and comprehensive political solution that includes a two-state solution based on the relevant General Assembly and Security Council resolutions through the establishment of a unified, viable and sovereign Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as the capital. Her, she lives in peace with all her neighbors.
The three heads of state and government expressed their desire to enhance cooperation in the fields of exploration and transport of natural gas through a number of related agreements. They stressed that the discovery of hydrocarbon reserves would be a catalyst for stability and prosperity in the region.
In this regard, they welcomed the announcement of the establishment of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum, which will be based in Cairo as an important mechanism for coordinating gas policies and harmonizing the energy sector and sustainable development.
The three Heads of State and Government discussed the latest developments on the negotiations of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, expressing their deep concern over the deadlock between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, stressing the need for an effective international role to overcome the current stalemate in the negotiations. Between the three countries, reaching a fair and balanced agreement, especially after eight years of direct negotiations without achieving tangible results.