Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Greece, France, Egypt and Cyprus is hosted at one o’clock in the afternoon in Athens, which follows on from previous consultations and regular coordination between the countries in the shape “3 +1”. Two hours ago, at 11:00, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will receive at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the French counterpart of Jean-Yves Le Drian, who at 10:00 will meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the Maximos Palace. More specifically, during the quadripartite meeting of Foreign Ministers Nikos Dendias, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Sameh Soukri and Nikos Christodoulidis proposals to be considered in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Middle East, Libya, the Gulf, the Sahel, as well as the Cyprus issue. Energy co-operation will also be discussed, as well as international challenges such as pandemics, climate change. change and immigration.
After the completion of the work of the quadrilateral statements to the press are scheduled to take place around 3:30 p.m. The last meeting of this figure “3 + 1” took place online in May 2020, with the participation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Highlighting the importance of the multilateral cooperation schemes from Nicosia last Tuesday, together with his Cypriot counterpart, Nikos Dendias He said the aim was to address the challenges to regional peace, security and prosperity, based on common values, international law and the law of the sea. In particular, he said, “they aim to strengthen cooperation, interconnection in areas such as energy and transport, the areas necessary for economic growth. And always with a fixed denominator and factor: respect for the principles of International Law “. In fact, addressing Turkey, Nikos Dendias said that these groups do not aim at encircling it, they do not aim at excluding it, but they are open to everyone, with the one and only inviolability. condition-treaty: respect for international law.
In a similar analogy, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulidis pointed out that, “on the basis of a positive approach and without zero-sum approaches, we work with other like-minded states in the wider region to prevail conditions of security, cooperation and stability.” She considers it very important and positive that her effort is collective and recognizable not only from countries in the region but also from foreign actors who show a special interest in the data in the Eastern Mediterranean and the wider Middle East region. In this context, he assured that “we are working, as EU member states in the region, to highlight the need for more active and more substantial EU involvement in the region.”
Meeting Dendia – Jean-Yves Le Drian
Of the quadripartite meeting will be preceded by a meeting with Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, which will take place at the Foreign Ministry at 11:00. The one-on-one meeting will be followed by extended talks between the two delegations, followed by joint statements to the press at 12:30. The talks between Dendia and Le Drian have taken place in the excellent bilateral relations as they were upgraded with the signing of the Strategic Partnership Agreement between Greece and France, in the Eastern Mediterranean and in Libya after the Paris Conference, on the Cyprus issue, in the Sahel region. , as well as to strengthen multidimensional cooperation in areas of interest.
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