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Summit between Greek, Egyptian, Cypriot, and French FMs concludes

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The summit between the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Egyptian, Cypriot, and French counterparts (Sameh Shoukry, Nikos Christodoulides, and Jean-Yves Le Drian respectively) on Friday has concluded with a joint statement reiterating the alignment of all four parties and stressing the importance of International Law, in particular international maritime law, and energy co-operation.

“We discussed the excellent relations between our four countries, based on International Law and the Law of the Sea, and highlighted its strategic identity, that forms a solid foundation for enhanced co-operation in many sectors,” stated the release.

“Our views were closely aligned in security and stability matters, and we discussed ways to reinforce our co-operation,” it read, before adding that “we reiterated that we must prioritize peace and stability, both on a regional and international level, as well as the economic growth that we all aspire to, in full compliance with the existing multilateral legal framework.” [with information from AMNA]