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Sisi talks Turkey, East Med tensions, in visit to Greece

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was in Athens amid common hostility toward Turkish activities in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis welcomed President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as a “good friend and a friend of Greece” during the Egyptian leader’s first official visit to Athens since the Aug. 6 signing of a maritime accord between the two countries.

Standing with his Egyptian counterpart, the Greek prime minister hailed the maritime agreement, stating, “Our two countries have already set an example of peace and cooperation with an iconic moment on Aug. 6, when they signed an agreement on the partial delimitation of maritime zones.”

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