Sameh Shukri with foreign ministers of the Arab quartet - Press Photo
CAIRO – 19 September 2017: Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held a consultative meeting on Monday with foreign ministers of the Arab quartet in New York. They discussed mechanisms for dealing with the emirate of terrorism.
Also, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Sunday Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE foreign minister and head of the UAE delegation, at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.
During the meeting, Sisi praised the distinguished bilateral relations between the two countries, stressing the importance of continuing to work on developing the relations in various fields, said presidency spokesman Alaa Youssef.
Sisi pointed out that the current stage, with its challenges, necessitates the concerted efforts of all Arab countries to promote joint Arab action and to face any attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of Arab countries and destabilize them.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed expressed the UAE's pride in its distinguished relations with Egypt, stressing the importance of continuing to work on strengthening cooperation between the two countries to achieve the interests of the two brotherly peoples.
He also praised the level of coordination and intensive consultation with Egypt to deal with the challenges and dangers facing the region, especially terrorism, pointing to the importance of Arab solidarity and standing united to face attempts to threaten the security and stability of the Arab peoples.
Youssef explained that the meeting dealt with Arab and regional issues, especially with regard to the existing crises in the region