Thu, 06 May 2021 - 03:51 GMT
FILE – Part of "exploratory consultations" between Egyptian and Turkish diplomats in Cairo on May 5, 2021. Press Photo
CAIRO – 6 May 2021: Egypt and Turkey issued a joint statement Thursday on the two-day "exploratory consultations" held on May 5-6 in Cairo.
The talks were led by Egypt's Deputy Foreign Minister Hamdi Loza and Turkey's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sedat Önal.
"The discussions were honest and deep as they tackled bilateral issues, and a number of regional issues, particularly the situation in Libya, Syria, and Iraq, as well as the necessity of achieving peace and security in the Middle East," the statement reads.
"Both parties will evaluate the outcome of this round of consultations and agree on the next steps," the statement concluded.