Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 10:50 GMT
CAIRO – 14 June 2021: Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met, Monday Qatar Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed ben Abdul Rahman al Thani at the Qatari Foreign Ministry in Doha.
Both officials started a round of official talks attended by delegations from the two countries, according to the Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abdel Hafez.
تبدأ الآن جلسة المباحثات الرسمية بين وزير الخارجية #سامح_شكري ونائب رئيس مجلس الوزراء وزير خارجية قطر الشيخ محمد بن عبد الرحمن آل ثاني، بمقر وزارة الخارجية القطرية وبحضور وفدي البلدين. pic.twitter.com/52P86R3qLc— Egypt MFA Spokesperson (@MfaEgypt) June 14, 2021
Shoukry head Sunday evening to Doha, to deliver a message from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on the positive developments of the Egyptian-Qatari relations following the signing of the “AlUla Declaration” on January 5, 2021, in Saudi Arabia.
The visit aims at taking more measures in the coming period to advance bilateral cooperation in a manner that achieves the interests of the two countries, Hafez said.
During the visit, Shoukry will participate in a consultative meeting for Arab Foreign Ministers in Doha, at the invitation of Qatar, the president of the current session of the Arab League Council, Hafez added.
Minister Shoukry will also participate in the extraordinary session of the League of Arab States at the level of foreign ministers to discuss developments in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue, which will be held at the request of Egypt and Sudan. The Egyptian Foreign Minister also will take part in a meeting for a committee on Palestine.