Greek Navy Chief attends inauguration of Egyptian Red Sea base

The Hellenic Navy General Staff announces that from Wednesday 15 to Thursday 16 January 2020, Chief of Navy General Vice AdmiralGeneral Nikolaos Tsounis paid an official visit to Egypt following a formal invitation from Vice Admiral Ahmed Khaled Hassan Saeed to his counterpart for the inauguration of the Bernice Naval and Air Base in the Red Sea.

During his visit, the Greek Navy Chief discussed with his counterpart issues of mutual interest as well as initiatives to enhance the cooperation of the two nations. In addition, he met with His excellency the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodore II, and the Ambassador of Greece to Cairo, Mr. Nikolaos Garilides.