Egypt's Foreign Minister to leave Tuesday for Greece, Cyprus tour


Mon, 29 Jul 2019 - 02:11 GMT

FILE: Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

FILE: Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

CAIRO, July 29 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will arrive in Athens Tuesday on an official visit for talks on boosting Egyptian-Greek cooperation and issues of mutual concern.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said Monday Shoukry will hold talks with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias.

He will later leave Athens for Nicosia where he will meet Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides.

Shoukry's talks in Athens and Nicosia will focus on ways of promoting bilateral ties and regional and international issues of mutual concern, mainly terrorism, illegal immigration and Middle East developments.

He will also coordinate views and stances with his counterparts within the context of the tripartite cooperation mechanism involving Egypt, Greece and Cyprus, the spokesman said.



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