Visit to Cairo underlines Greek aims to reach maritime deal with Egypt

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: EastMed, Egypt, Turkey
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Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias’s visit to Egypt on Thursday was designed to display the political will and intention of the Greek side to accelerate and intensify talks with Cairo on the delimitation of sea zones.

A possible agreement with Egypt is seen by Athens as vital because it could challenge the Turkish-Libyan memorandum. The Greek side is under pressure as Turkey seems willing to proceed soon with drilling works in the sea areas close to Crete, Rhodes and...

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