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Nicosia: India could be invited to the following trilateral meeting According to The Times of Israel, a summit between Israel, Greece, and Cyprus is planned for the following year.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stated during the 9th Trilateral Summit between Israel, Greece, and Cyprus that his nation is particularly interested in partnerships for natural gas exports with nations like India, who may even be invited to the following Trilateral Summit, which is anticipated for next year, according to The Times of Israel.

We reaffirmed our strong commitment to the 3+1 format with the United States and agreed on the value of intensifying 3+1 cooperation, with concrete deliverables also with other countries, and we talked specifically about India, according to a joint press conference held in Nicosia by Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu.

The leaders underlined their commitment to advancing the brisk cooperation of the trilateral partnership framework during the summit. In order to contribute to peace, stability, security, and development in the Eastern Mediterranean and the wider area, the engagement reflects shared values and ever-increasing mutual interests.

In a firm endeavour to forge and advance synergies, for the benefit of our countries and peoples as well as of our region, the statement said, “As highlighted on previous occasions, our three countries remain committed to welcoming other like-minded parties.”

“We agreed that the energy sector, and in particular, natural gas, electricity, and renewable energy, is a solid foundation for cooperation in the region, based on international law including the law of the sea and the respect of all states to exercise their rights in their respective EEZ/Continental Shelf,” the statement continued.

The leaders reiterated their shared interest in advancing the prospects for an energy corridor that is dependable from the Eastern Mediterranean basin to Europe in light of the rising need for energy diversification and interconnectivity brought on by geopolitical developments.

The leaders emphasised the significance of fostering energy synergies with nations that share their views, including the EMGF and regional initiatives like electrical interconnections like the EuroAsia Interconnector and potential natural gas/hydrogen pipelines.

In order to better combat the worldwide problem of climate change, we resolve to intensify our efforts through regional cooperation projects, R&D, cutting-edge energy technology, and fostering increased regional energy connectivity. In light of the recent wildfires in Greece and Cyprus, and noting Israel’s most recent help,

Reaffirming our shared commitment to support one another in responding to emergencies, the statement said that we would “further enhance our coordination and joint capabilities for that purpose.”

“We also emphasised the importance of the 3+1 model with the US, which can provide concrete deliverables, among others, in the fields of energy, economy, climate change, disaster readiness, and counterterrorism. A ministerial 3+1 meeting will be held later this year, it was decided, the statement continued.


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