Consultations between Cyprus, Greece & Israel held in Nicosia (CORRECTION)

Correction in title and first paragraph in bold.

The correct news item follows:

The first round of trilateral consultations between relevant expert authorities and delegations of Cyprus, Greece and Israel was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Nicosia, on Thursday exploring possibilities for further cooperation in the effort to promote peace, stability, security and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean.

“At their 8 December 2016 trilateral summit in Jerusalem, President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus and Prime Ministers Alexis Tsipras of Greece and Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, agreed, in the Jerusalem Declaration, to continue to strengthen cooperation between the three countries towards promoting peace, stability, security and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean and more widely,” an official press release says.

It adds that “acknowledging in particular the grave danger posed by terrorism, both regionally and globally, the three leaders committed their countries to working closer together, and within the international community, to tackle this challenge.”

“In line with the Jerusalem Declaration, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus hosted the first round of such consultations today in Nicosia,” the press release continues.

“Initiating a trilateral dialogue between the relevant expert authorities, delegations from the three countries came together to exchange views, discuss current threats and challenges and explore possibilities for further cooperation,” it concludes.

Source: Cyprus News Agency