Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting about the situation in Libya in the Manhattan borough of New York February 18, 2015 - REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting about the situation in Libya in the Manhattan borough of New York February 18, 2015 - REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Shoukry, Kuwaiti counterpart discuss bilateral relations, regional issues

Sun, Mar. 31, 2019
CAIRO – 31 March 2019: Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Friday, March 29 in Tunisia with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to discuss bilateral relations and exchange views on regional issues of common concern.

According to a statement issued by the spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Hafez, The meeting was held on the sidelines of preparations for the upcoming Arab Summit.

The statement reported that the meeting discussed the history of cooperation and mutual solidarity between the two countries as well as ways to boost bilateral cooperation to serve the interest of the two brotherly countries.

Hafez’s statement added that the two ministers exchanged views on the regional developments, especially the Palestinian cause and ways to strengthen joint Arab cooperation to face the Arab nation's challenges.

On March 29, 2019, on the sidelines of the Arab ministerial meeting in preparatory for the Arab Summit due on Sunday in Tunisia, foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq met to discuss the issue of Arab joint security in the region and curbing Iran’s interference into the regional affairs.

The tripartite meeting came following a tripartite summit held by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Jordanian monarch King Abdullah II and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on March 24, 2019.


 
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