Egypt, Greece seek to boost military cooperation
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Egypt, Greece seek to boost military cooperation

Defense ministers hold talks in Cairo

News Service AA

Egypt’s Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki welcomed his Greek counterpart Evangelos Apostolakis on Thursday in Cairo to discuss military cooperation between their armies.

Both sides mutually agreed on issues related to national defense, security and peace, said a statement from Egypt’s defense ministry.

The sides have been collaborating on defining the territorial waters in the natural gas rich eastern Mediterranean Sea, energy, sea transportation, security and tourism.

Egypt and Greece held a joint military drill last November.

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