Israel, Greece, Cyprus Agree to Enhance Ties

Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades (L) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a press conference at the latter's Jerusalem office, on July 24, 2016. / AFP / EPA/POOL AND POOL / JIM HOLLANDER (Photo credit should read JIM HOLLANDER/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Algemeiner reports: The leaders of the Israeli, Greek and Cypriot parliaments signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to increase cooperation and enhance ties between the three Mediterranean allies.

The signing took place at the Israeli Knesset following a trilateral meeting between Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, Hellenic Parliament President Nikolaos Voutsis and Cyprus House of Representatives President Demetris Syllouris.

During the meeting, the three lawmakers discussed means of combating antisemitism and hate crimes, as well as ways to aid young entrepreneurs.

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