EU-Arab Summit gets under way


Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades sit among other leaders on the first day of the 2nd EU-Arab Summit at the Athens Concert Hall. The two-day summit seeks to discuss strategies for Euro-Arab cooperation. Tsipras told the summit that Greece had "crossed the Rubicon" and urged investors to "exploit the momentum." Both Tsipras and Anastasiades highlighted the strong ties Greece and Cyprus have with the Arab world. Tsipras said these ties can play an important role in the entrenchment of stability and peace in the region. [ANA-MPA]