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Israel’s Bennett talks up trilateral security alliance with Greece, Cyprus

In a joint press conference with counterparts from Greece and Cyprus, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett pledged to continue and reinforce the trilateral cooperation between the three allies.
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Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held a joint press conference in Jerusalem today with President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Bennett met earlier with both leaders separately. Anastasiades and Mitsotakis also met today with Israel’s President Isaac Herzog.

Bennett stated at the presser, “We are three vibrant democracies bound by close geographical proximity. We are neighbors. And today we come together with one vision: to embrace the future and the opportunity that it holds for our peoples, our countries and our region. At the same time, we also recognize the threats in our complex region that are causes of joint concern. The concern for our climate, concern for the health and livelihoods of our people and the concern of our security in the face of terror. … Together we are stronger, and our meeting today is testimony of that.”

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