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Dendias-Soukri: No Turkey-Egypt debate on EEZ delimitation

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Dendias-Soukri: No Turkey-Egypt debate on EEZ delimitation

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias had a one-on-one meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Soukri in Cairo this afternoon, during which, according to diplomatic sources, it was clarified that there is no discussion on demarcation. EEZ between Egypt and Turkey.

According to diplomatic sources, the talks took place in an excellent atmosphere, which once again confirmed the excellent relations between the two states.

The same sources point out that it was clarified in the discussions of the two Ministers that there is absolutely no discussion on the delimitation of the EEZ between Egypt and Turkey.

Finally, there was an identification of the views of Greece and Egypt on regional issues with emphasis on the issue of Libya and the Eastern Mediterranean in general.

For his part, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that the two Ministers discussed bilateral and regional issues, emphasizing the strong ties between the two countries, but also issues of energy and tourism cooperation and strengthening entrepreneurship, while expressing their desire to continue the coordination of their actions on issues concerning the wider region.

It should be noted that Egyptian diplomatic sources told the Saudi newspaper “Arab news” that there is absolutely no intention of Egypt to discuss Eastern Mediterranean issues with Turkey. While, according to the same sources, Cairo continues its firm stance rejecting the Turkish-Libyan pact.

Source: politis.com.cy

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