Sisi, Johnson agree on opening additional cooperation horizons



Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 08:10 GMT


Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 08:10 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi meets with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson – Egyptian Presidency

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi meets with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson – Egyptian Presidency

CAIRO – 1 November 2021: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed on Monday on opening new horizons of cooperation between the two countries, as they met on the sidelines of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.

This especially includes cooperation in the fields of investments, security, intelligence, and military, as well as tourism, health, and education, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

During the meeting, Johnson congratulated Sisi on the ambitious accomplishments and development efforts made by Egypt, affirming UK’s support to these efforts.

Sisi and Johnson conducted in-depth talks during their meeting, Radi said.

Johnson hailed the firm relations between Egypt and Britain and the growing progress witnessed by these relations recently.

The British premier also affirmed that Egypt is one of the main partners to the UK in the Middle East, expressing aspiration to deepen relations with Egypt in various fields.

For his part, Sisi expressed appreciation of the recent progress in bilateral relations with Britain in all fields, affirming Egypt’s aspiration to maximize these relations and exchange visions with the UK on various issues of mutual concern.

Sisi and Johnson discussed the latest developments of the global climate situations.

Sisi voiced appreciation of Britain’s efforts to ensure holding the climate summit despite all difficulties in light of the impact of coronavirus pandemic on international meetings.

The Egyptian President stressed Egypt’s support to the British chairmanship of the conference and its confidence that it will come up with balanced results that benefit all parties.

The president also affirmed Egypt’s aspiration to host the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27).



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