On April 13, 2022, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley during the former’s official visit to Washington. During the meeting, Shoukry and Malley discussed the situations in the Middle East region, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
Bin Salman’s tour comes two weeks before US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Saudi kingdom, scheduled on July 15 and 16, following another visit by Biden to Israel on July 14, and 15.
The Royal Diwan of Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden would attend on July 16 a summit encompassing the heads of state of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, as well as Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq.
The meeting also tackled the Turkish measures regarding the construction of dams on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, which caused water stress in the downstream countries of Iraq and Syria.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, praised on Monday the great role played by Iraqi to overcome terrorism.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi arrived in Baghdad on Monday for talks with top Iraqi officials.
He added that Jordan maintains its relations with every party in the region and does not depend on one party, to diversify options for achieving its interests and securing its strategic needs.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made phone calls Saturday evening to six Arab leaders greeting them on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.
A truck and a tourist bus crashed on Wednesday, causing the death of five Egyptians and five foreigners (four French tourists, a Belgian national), according to officials. The crash also wounded 14 people, including tourists from France and Belgium.
The two sides discussed activating a memorandum of understanding signed in 2020 that included cooperation in the fields of pharmaceutical manufacturing and receiving critically-ill patients for treatment in both countries' hospitals.
The minister showcased that the Palestinian Cause was the main reason the OIC was established.
The ministry reiterated Egypt's support to Iraq against such vile acts, and its right in taking measures that would preserve its security and stability.
The tripartite meeting dealt with the latest developments on the international scene, especially the developments of the Ukrainian crisis and its various repercussions, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafen in a statement.
As per a protocol inked between Egypt and Jordan, a land line starting from Cairo passing by Amman and arriving to Baghdad and vice versa will be established to facilitate all movement between the borders.
The Foreign Ministry deeply condemned Friday's missile shelling of Baghdad International Airport, which resulted in material damage.
Iran became the first team from Asia to qualify for the 2022 World Cup finals on Thursday with a 1-0 victory over Iraq.
“Egypt extends its sincere condolences and sympathy to Iraq, its government and people, and to the families of the innocent victims of this tragic accident,” the statement read.
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The Iraqi Prime Minister’s visit would last two days, during which he would participate in activities that would tackle climate change, technological developments, and the post-coronavirus period.
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