President Sisi discusses latest developments in Gaza with British PM Sunak



Wed, 01 Nov 2023 - 11:21 GMT


Wed, 01 Nov 2023 - 11:21 GMT


CAIRO – 1 November 2023:  Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi received a phone call from Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak.

Spokesperson for the Presidency, Ahmed Fahmy, said the phone call focused on the latest in the Israeli military escalation in the Gaza Strip.

President El-Sisi underscored the crucial need for the international community to adopt a decisive stance to push, in earnest, for a ceasefire and for the enforcement of an immediate humanitarian truce, given the deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip.

The President confirmed that settling the Palestinian issue requires the implementation of the two-state solution, stressing that military solutions seriously compromise security and stability in the entire region.

President El-Sisi stated that Egypt exerts enormous efforts at both the political path to achieve calm and spare blood as well as at the humanitarian level by leading the coordination and delivery processes of humanitarian assistance and relief to the people in Gaza. British Prime Minister Sunak expressed profound appreciation for Egypt’s role, affirming the United Kingdom’s stance with regard to the vital importance to protect civilians, deliver aid and reach a humanitarian truce.





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