Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Greek PM Mitsotakis
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Tuesday received a phone call from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
During the phone call, the two sides discussed the close historical bilateral ties in different areas, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.
The pair exchanged views on regional issues of mutual concern, asserting the importance of strengthening coordination in this regard, either at the bilateral level or within the framework of the tripartite cooperation mechanism between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus, the spokesman added.
The two leaders also affirmed the convergence of common interests and positions between their countries in the Eastern Mediterranean, the spokesman said.
El-Sisi and Mitsotakis reviewed how to coordinate joint efforts with regard to countering terrorism and extremist thought, as well as illegal migration, the spokesman noted.
The president lauded the distinguished relations between Cairo and Athens, saying that Egypt looks forward to boosting cooperation with Greece at all levels, notably the security, military and economic ones, the spokesman noted.