Greece-Cyprus-Lebanon hold tripartite meeting in Athens 

Greece-Cyprus-Lebanon hold tripartite meeting in Athens 

Athens, May 12, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Kyriacos Kyriacou

Permanent Secretaries of the Foreign Ministries of Greece, Cyprus and Lebanon discussed on Wednesday ways to enhance trilateral cooperation in the fields of economy, tourism, security, counter-terrorism, military cooperation, shipping, agriculture, environment, water and energy management, in a trilateral meeting they had in Athens.

According to a press release issued here by the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, during the tripartite meeting they agreed to have a trilateral meeting among the foreign ministers of the three countries this year to intensify their cooperation.

Today`s meeting follows the decision of the Foreign Ministers of the three countries to set an institutional framework for tripartite consultation and cooperation.

The meeting was attended by Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry of Greece, Ambassador Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos, Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry of Cyprus, Ambassador Alexandros N. Zenon and Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry of Lebanon, Ambassador, Charbel Wehbi.

Cyprus and Greece also maintain trilateral consultations and cooperation with Egypt, Israel and Jordan.