Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 08:33 GMT
A virtual meeting held between officials from the four countries’ foreign ministries to discuss Syria – Egyptian Foreign Ministry
CAIRO – 27 November 2020: High-level officials from the foreign ministries of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan held a meeting to discuss the updates of the Syrian crisis, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.
Photos published by the ministry showed that the consultative meeting took place virtually.
The officials from the four countries have discussed ways to resolve the Syrian crisis, in accordance with the United Nations Security Council’s resolution no. 2254, in a way that protects Syria’s unity and territorial integrity.
The officials also discussed enhancing joint efforts to preserve the Arab identity of Syria and the resources of the Syrian people.
Earlier this month, Egypt voiced its rejection of any “forced demographic change” could occur in Syria, announced Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in a meeting with UN secretary-general for Syria Geir Pedersen in Cairo.
Shoukry highlighted the need for political moves, with decisive and effective combating against armed terrorist organizations that transport from Syria to other areas of disputes, according to a statement from the ministry.
The Egyptian foreign minister affirmed Egypt’s continued efforts in contacting all the concerned parties in the Syrian file, praising the UN efforts to solve the Syrian crisis politically, the statement added.