The participation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the 6th Trilateral Cyprus-Greece-Israel Summit in Jerusalem alongside the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades "is a strong sign of support for the trilateral framework and for the increased cooperation between our countries," the Ambassador of I
In what is seen as a response to the trilateral summit next Wednesday in Jerusalem between Greece, Israel and Cyprus, with the participation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Turkey has announced that it will start a naval exercise on the same day off the Mediterranean island's southern coast and within part of its exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed the upcoming tripartite meetings with Jordan, the Palestinian Authority and Israel Sunday.
The two met in Brussels, where the European Council on Brexit took place.
Greece and Cyprus will meet separately with Jordan, the Palestinian Authority and Israel on December 20.