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Dendias Meets Egytpian Counterpart in Cairo

CAIRO — Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met earlier on Monday in Cairo with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry. The two officials discussed the good and multi-faceted relations between Greece and Egypt, as well as recent regional developments following the positive impact of the Philia Forum, the foreign ministry posted on Twitter:

"FM @NikosDendias & #Egypt counterpart S. #Shoukry meet in #Cairo to discuss multifaceted warm Greek-Egyptian relations and to review recent regional dvpts following #PhiliaForum & its positive impact on advancing regional stability & cooperation," the tweet said.

Earlier, Dendias met with the Secretary General of the Arab League, Ahmed Abul Gheit. The meeting focused on the recent developments in the wider region.

"#Cairo: Mtg b/w FM @NikosDendias & #ArabLeague @arableague_gs SecGen Ahmed Aboul Gheit –deepening #Greece’s strong ties w/ the Arab world in focus, timely exchange of views on recent dvpts in the broader region"

Later, Dendias will visit Cyprus and meet with his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides.

Dendias speaks on the phone with UN envoy for Libya Kubis

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday spoke on the phone with Jan Kubis, the new UN special envoy for Libya, during his visit to Cairo.

The two officials discussed the developments in Libya, according to a foreign ministry post on Twitter.

"During his stay in Cairo, FM @NikosDendias discussed dvpts in #Libya in phone call w/ #UNSG Special Envoy for Libya @UNJanKubis," the tweet said.

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