East-Med Summit Concluded in Cairo

East-Med Summit Concluded in Cairo
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi chat as they enter the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, April 29, 2015. Sisi was in Cyprus to discuss regional cooperation with Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

The fourth trilateral summit between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus covered discussion on economic zones in the Mediterranean, ways to transport natural gas to Europe, and methods to increase joint projects between the countries, reported World Bulletin.

The three nations held talks on trilateral cooperation in the field of energy by transferring natural gas from Egyptian fields to Europe. Summit participants reflected on cross-border collaboration on the development of renewable energy and sea ports, as well as methods to engage investors in the east Mediterranean region, according to Daily News Egypt. The three countries also touched on cooperation in tourism and transportation.

The summit, held in October, was arranged by Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Cypriot Presient, Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister, Alexi Tsipras, and took place at Egypt’s presidential offices at Itihadiya Palace in Cairo. Egypt Oil&Gas reported that Anastasiades and a Greek ministerial delegation, Tsipras, had arrived in Cairo early October to take part in the summit.

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Sarah has been writing in the oil and gas field for 8 years. She has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature. She has three years of experience in the banking sector.

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