Cyprus and Egypt discuss the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Egypt, Nikos Christodoulides and Sameh Shoukry, on Sunday held a telephone conversation regarding Eastern Mediterranean developments, according to Cyprus Mail.

According to a Foreign Ministry statement, they reviewed the latest developments in the wider Eastern Mediterranean region, with particular emphasis on the situation in Libya and Turkish actions, “which have escalated tensions in the country and have enhanced destabilisation in the region.”

Both ministers agreed on the need for a ceasefire and an immediate return to the political process, based on the Berlin Conference agreements and the relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions, including RES 2510.

Christodoulidis reiterated Cyprus’ full support to the Cairo Initiative, which enhances and assists the Berlin Conference Conclusions and the provisions of the aforementioned Security Council resolutions, the statement concluded.