Egypt and Greece Strengthen Strategic Partnership, Discuss Energy, Investment, and Regional Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with his Greek counterpart Georgios Gerapetritis in Athens today. Key takeaways from their discussions:

Both countries reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening their strategic partnership and enhancing regional security in the Eastern Mediterranean.

They discussed accelerating the "GREGY" electrical interconnection project, which will allow Egypt to export renewable energy to Europe through Greece.

Shoukry invited Greece to participate in the upcoming joint investment conference between Egypt and the EU to boost economic cooperation.

They addressed the ongoing crisis in Gaza, emphasizing the need for a permanent ceasefire and a comprehensive solution that guarantees Palestinian rights. Shoukry reiterated Egypt's rejection of Israel's control of the Rafah crossing and any attempts to displace Palestinians.

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