Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis additionally met with visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
During their joint news conference, Mitsotakis explicit that Hellenic Republic and Egypt can welcome “a additional decisive role of the u. s. within the geographical region and also the jap Mediterranean” underneath President-elect Joe Biden.
“President Biden will facilitate restore balance and security in our region. Greece has each reason to welcome the come back of the u. s. to its central role as a number one player in NATO.”
He also noted that the EEZ between the 2 countries enraged Turkey. However, the accord showed that countries that respect law and good friendly relations can do results to the advantage of their people.
These are “emblematic actions that generate conquests of peace and cooperation,” Mitsotakis stressed, adding that “contrary to the stance of neighbour Turkey, the Mediterranean will become a ocean that unites rather than dividing peoples.”
They additionally mentioned the EastMed pipeline, migration, and Egypt’s participation within the ceasefire agreement in Libya. “It remains to be implemented, with the primary provision being the withdrawal of any foreign power. Greece’s religion in the helpful role of your country extends to the standardisation of relations between the Arab world and Israel,” the Greek PM said.
“I additionally didn’t fail to precise …the appreciation we tend to all compassionate Egypt’s necessary role as a beacon of moderate, of true Islam. particularly in times, just like the present, once bound forces try to don a non secular mantle,” he added.
On his part, the Egyptian President stated: “We united to continue our solidarity, aboard all friendly countries, so as to confront anyone who threatens regional stability and security, and in a very method that stops any party from imposing its hostile positions.”
“We also agreed to strengthen one another in terms of defence relations,” he added.