Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry during his participation in the WYF session on illegal immigration on November 6, 2017- Press Photo
BERLIN - 17 February 2018: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Saturday with UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.
During the meeting, Shoukry voiced Egypt's support of efforts exerted by de Mistura to solve the Syrian crisis, spokesperson for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid said.
Shoukry also reiterated Egypt's rejection of any military solution in Syria, calling on all Syrian parties to keep talks to find a political settlement to the Syrian crisis, the spokesman added.
De Mistura, meanwhile, briefed Shoukry on efforts exerted to end the deteriorating political situation in Syria based on talks held with all Syrian parties and the outcome of the Sochi conference on Syria.
The two sides also stressed the importance of intensifying coordination and talks with all Syrian parties to reach a political solution to the Syrian crisis, the spokesman concluded.
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