CAIRO – 19 November 2021: Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks on Friday with his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides on developing the bilateral ties and crystalizing the outcomes of the higher committee held in September in Cairo.
The talks came on the sidelines of Shoukry's meeting with the foreign ministers of Greece, France, and Cyprus in Athens.
A Quadrilateral meeting for the foreign ministers of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, and France kicked off on Friday, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read.
According to Cypriot reports, the ministers tackled recent developments in Eastern Mediterranean as well the Cypriot issue.
They also discussed updates in the Sahel, the Gulf as well as the Libyan crisis.
They addressed other international challenges, including the pandemic, climate change, and immigration and will also discuss cooperation in the energy field.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides, and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian attended the meeting.