Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (GEETHA), General Konstantinos Floros, met at the office of the Chief of the Air Force of Egypt, Lieutenant General Mohammed Abbas Helmy Hashem, on Tuesday.
During the meeting, which took place in a very warm atmosphere, issues of common interest were discussed.
Specifically, Floros had the opportunity to report on current regional and international developments as well as their impact on security and stability in the wider Central and Eastern Mediterranean region, the Middle East, and North Africa.
They also discussed the decisive role played by Greece and Egypt as pillars of stability and peace in the region.
In this context, special mention was made to the close relations the two countries have developed in recent years through a wide network of joint trainings, exercises and collaborations.
In addition, there was an exchange of views on the conclusions of the joint exercises, with particular reference to the “MEDUSA” exercise.
Emphasis was given to the enlargement achieved with the participation of the Republic of Cyprus, France and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).