Sisi, bin Zayed receive leaders of Jordan, Bahrain, Iraq in Egypt’s Alamein city ahead of 5-way summit



Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 12:42 GMT


Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 12:42 GMT

CAIRO – 22 August 2022: Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, accompanied by UAE's President Mohamed bin Zayed, receives at Alamein Airport King Abdullah II of Jordan, King Hamad bin Isa of Bahrain, and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement on Monday.

This comes in preparation for a five-way summit that is reportedly scheduled to be held between the leaders of the five countries later today.

President Sisi received Bin Zayed at Alamein Airport on Sunday, where they exchanged views on international issues, regional security, and the current circumstances in the Arab World.

The two leaders agreed to reinforce Arab joint work and unity in the face of challenges faced by the Arab region with the aim of crystallizing permanent solutions to regional crises, which would strengthen the pillars of security, stability, and peace.

Sisi and Bin Zayed equally conferred over bilateral cooperation and the promising opportunities of partnerships in the economic and developmental realms between the two countries.

The two leaders affirmed the necessity to resort to dialogue, understanding and diplomatic means to settle disputes and crises via peaceful means that preserve international peace and security, according to the Emirati news agency WAM.

They also voiced their support to all efforts aimed at reaching a permanent solution to regional crises in a way that contributes to consolidating the foundations of security and stability in the countries of the region and achieving prosperity and peace for their peoples.

The five-way summit is scheduled to discuss the Palestinian cause as well as joint economic projects file, sources told Al-Arabiya.

In March, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq and the UAE held a summit in Jordan’s Aqaba, during which they discussed ways to enhance relations of joint cooperation between the four countries in all fields, especially trade and economy.

During the summit, they discussed the overall political and economic situation at the regional and international levels, especially with regard to facing the repercussions of global crisis on the sectors of food security, energy and trade.



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