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Greece, Egypt and Cyprus Defence Mins Trilateral Meeting in Nicosia on Wednesday

Αssociated Press

FILE- Greece's national Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

NICOSIA -- A trilateral meeting of the defence ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt will take place on Wednesday in Nicosia.

Cyprus Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides, Greek Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos and Egyptian Defence Minister General Mohamed Zaki are expected to discuss the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the wider region and ways to further enhance their cooperation in defence.

On Thursday, the ministers of Greece and Egypt will have private meetings with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades.

Bilateral meetings between the three countries' delegations have also been scheduled.

 (ANA/M. Kalogeraki)