Egypt FM lauds positive results of Turkish president's visit to Egypt



Wed, 21 Feb 2024 - 11:20 GMT


Wed, 21 Feb 2024 - 11:20 GMT

CAIRO – 21 February 2024:  Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry lauded on Wednesday the positive results of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Egypt, the first in more than one decade, hoping bilateral relations will be enhanced within the coming period to better serve the two countries' interests.

Shoukry made the remarks during his meeting with his Turkish counterpart Hakan Fidan on the sidelines of the Foreign Ministers' Meetings of G20 in Brazil.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said Shouky underlined the importance Egypt attaches to increasing trade exchange with Turkey and increasing the volume of Turkish investments in Egypt and diversifying their spheres.

The meeting also tackled maintaining coordination between the two countries in light of continued Israeli aggression on Gaza and stepping up efforts to set up an independent Palestinian state wit East Jerusalem as its capital.

The two top officials underlined the importance of ceasing fire, allowing unrestricted entry of humanitarian aid and resuming peace process.

They also exchanged viewpoints towards developments of man issues, including the Libyan, Sudanese and Syrian files.

The Turkish official lauded positive progress in the two countries' relations over the past period, saying he agreed with Shoukry on building on this progress to take bilateral relations to higher levels



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