President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi holds a meeting with Chadian President Idriss Deby itno- File Photo
CAIRO - 17 August 2017: At a meeting with President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno hailed on Thursday Egypt’s leadership role in solving African and Middle East crisis.
The Egyptian and Chadian presidents held a meeting in N'Djamena, the capital and largest city of Chad, in which they agreed on activating the Joint Committee for Cooperation between the two countries.
They expressed their keenness to involve all the Libyan parties in discussions to achieve peace in Libya. They also condemned the terrorist attacks that were committed in some African countries.
On his part, Sisi invited the Chadian President to pay an official visit to Egypt, praising the Chadian role’s commitment to preserve peace and security in the Sahel region.
President Sisi on his four-day tour in Africa previously visited Tanzania, Rwanda and Gabon.
According to the Egyptian presidency, Sisi’s African tour reflects Egypt's "keenness to bolster relations on the African continent in all fields, intensify coordination and communication with its African brothers, as well as boost cooperation with African countries on all levels, especially in economic and trade ties."