At the excellent level of relations between Cyprus and Egypt, after the meetings he had with the Minister of Defense of Egypt, General Mohamed Zaki and the Commander of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid Hegazi, he referred to his statements to A National Guard, Lieutenant General Democritus Zervakis.
Mr. Zervakis spoke about the excellent relations between the countries, which date back to the founding of the Republic of Cyprus, and noted that recently the relations of the Armed Forces have been upgraded.
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“During my visit, the excellent level of relations was confirmed, the perception of the threats to security and stability in the region, it was made clear that these collaborations do not work against each other, noting, however, that the hybrid actions of a specific actor in the region will must be addressed. The clear support of Egypt in the positions of the Republic of Cyprus was also recorded. Finally, I note that as the National Guard, we participate in a wide range of international military cooperation, actively contributing to the common goal of consolidating security and stability in the Eastern Mediterranean, highlighting the constructive role played by both the Republic of Cyprus and the Republic of Cyprus. wider area “, stressed the Commander of the National Guard.
At the same time, he added that “in these meetings we exchanged views on current developments in the Eastern Mediterranean region, as well as on issues of common interest related to security and stability in the wider region. In addition, the progress of the implementation of the Bilateral and Multilateral Defense Cooperation Programs was discussed, and in particular the participation of the Armed Forces of our countries in joint exercises in the near future, while the common will to deepen and expand our cooperation was also recorded “.