Egypt plays vital role in maintaining regional stability, says Greek PM

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday 8/10/2019 that Egypt is not just a friendly country but it also plays a vital role in maintaining the region’s stability.

Speaking at a press conference, Mitsotakis said the meeting held today with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades reflected strong relations between Egypt, Cypriot and Greece.

He added that cooperation between the three countries is based on supporting regional stability and security, saying that Egypt is a key ally in the fight against terrorism.

Mitsotakis also praised a role played by Egypt in combating illegal immigration and hosting nearly five million refugees.

Mitsotakis invited Sisi and Anastasiades to pay a visit to Athens in 2020, pointing out that a program was launched to promote investments.

The Greek prime minister noted that his country is looking forward to bolstering cooperation with Egypt and Cypriot in the coming period.

Source: State Information Service Egypt