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    The leaders of the Mediterranean countries which are members of the so-called MED Group are holding a summit on Saturday in Portugal's capital to discuss economy, investment, security and migration.

    MADRID (Sputnik) — The presidents of Cyprus AND France and the prime ministers of Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain are set to meet in Lisbon to discuss economic growth, the development of the common market, security, defense and issues related to migration.

    The European leaders plan to make certain proposals included in the agenda of the upcoming meetings in Malta on March 3 and European Council in Brussels on March 9-10.

    The first meeting in this format took place in September 2016 in Athens.

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