Toskas discusses cooperation in civil protection during visit to Israel

Greece and Israel signed a joint statement of intent on Thursday to promote cooperation on issues relating to civil protection, during a two-day (17-18 Jan.) visit of the Alternate Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Toskas to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

In Tel Aviv, Toskas met with Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman to sign the joint statement and exchanged views on security issues in the wider region of the Southeastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

The Greek minister also visited headquarters and agencies dealing with crisis management where officials briefed Toskas on the means, methodology and overall understanding in the field of crisis management.