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The Discovery of Hydrocarbons has Upgraded Greece and Cyprus' Role, Anastasiades Says
13 11 2017Addressing the 2nd Euro-Arab Summit taking place in Athens, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said that growth that will create conditions for stability in the broader Mediterranean region.
Anastasiades focused on terrorism, religious fundamentalism and conflicts as the root causes of the heightened refugee flows, as well as national conflicts and the economic crisis. "All the above should be met collectively and the causes that generate them must be eliminated," he noted.
He underlined that "growth can create the political conditions for stability and investments and for strengthening individual sectors, such as energy." He stressed that the aim of Mediterannean countries is proper management, tackling corruption and ensuring the rule of law.