Cyprus Mail

Defence ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt to hold trilateral in Athens

Defence Minister Savvas Angelides

The defence ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt will hold a trilateral meeting on Tuesday, November 5, in Athens during which they will discuss developments in the Eastern Mediterranean as well as the cooperation of the three countries on defence and security issues.

Defence Minister Savvas Angelides will fly to the Greek capital on Tuesday for the meeting with his Greek and Egyptian counterparts, Nikos Panagiotopoulos and Mohamed Zaki. On November 6, the three Ministers will be in Crete to watch part of the joint military aeronautical exercise of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt “Medusa 9” that got underway on Friday and will wrap up on November 8.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Cyprus is taking part in the exercise with its armed forces. Cyprus is participating in the drill with the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) IOANNIDES, an Underwater Demolition Team and military staff officers.
The Hellenic National Defence General Staff has announced that the aim of the exercise is to further enhance the cooperation of the armed forces of the participating countries, noting that observers from other countries were invited to watch the drill.

Related Posts

‘Fight against corruption requires effective monitoring’

Antigoni Pitta

Nammos Limassol welcomes summer with three-day live music event

Eleni Philippou

Shoplifters get creative with bags that neutralise anti-theft tags

Antigoni Pitta

The evolution of the video game industry

Paul Lambis

Anastasiades: We will not stop petitioning the EU and UN to act on Turkey

Antigoni Pitta

Nexters: Introducing immersive gaming

Paul Lambis