Following the conclusion the Cyprus – Greece – Israel second Trilateral Defence Meeting held in Larnaka, Cyprus on June 22, 2018, the Ministers of Defence of the three countries issued the following joint Declaration:
“We, Ministers of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus, the Hellenic Republic and the State of Israel met in Larnaka today, 22ndJune 2018 for a second Trilateral Defence Summit.
Cyprus, Greece and Israel share a close and intimate relationship which stems from geographic proximity, common values and shared perspectives. Taking into consideration regional challenges, increasing extremism, aggression and the threat of terror, the deepening cooperation between our defence establishments serves as an important part in our bilateral and trilateral collaborations.
We look forward to further developing and enhancing our trilateral defence collaboration for the mutual benefit of our countries in spheres of military cooperation, maritime counter-terrorism collaboration, defence-industrial cooperation and strategic consultations.
We agreed that the next Trilateral Defence Minister’s meeting will take place in Israel.”