Greek Foreign Minister concludes visit to Jordan with next stop in Cairo

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Greek Foreign Minister concludes visit to Jordan with next stop in CairoDuring his visit to Egypt, the Greek foreign minister will also meet with the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, and members of the Greek community in Egypt

Greek Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis on Tuesday stressed that the crisis in the Middle East must be prevented from spilling over into other regions, in statements after he visited Amman, Jordan before departing for Cairo and after a meeting with King Abdullah II on Tuesday, ANA reports.
"We need to focus all our strength so that we can prevent the spread of this crisis to other regions that are by definition particularly vulnerable, such as Lebanon and the Red Sea, where we are already going through a period of growing tension in shipping safety," Gerapetritis said.
At the same time, he indicated that Greece is in a position to intervene creatively and meaningfully in the matter of the Middle East, pointing out that at the peak of this situation, it could converse with both Palestine and Israel "so that we can get out of this tug-of-war as soon as possible and restore peace and prosperity to the region."

Following his visit to Amman, Gerapetritis left for Cairo, where he will meet his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry and be received by Egypt's President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi on Wednesday.

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