Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday welcomed efforts exerted by different Iraqi parties to achieve calm in Iraq.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi arrived in Baghdad on Monday for talks with top Iraqi officials.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi made on Sunday a one-day visit to the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, during which he held trilateral and quadripartite talks with Iraqi president and prime minister and the Jordanian king.
Salih wished the Egyptian government and people progress and prosperity, during his phone call with Sisi, Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.
In a phone call, Sisi and Salih discussed the precautionary measures taken in both countries to face the spread of the novel coronavirus, the presidential spokesman said, and reviewed the possibility of exchanging data and expertise between the healthcare
Iraqi president says he would rather quit than name PM rejected by protesters
The Turkish step represents a serious escalation that threatens international peace and security and exacerbates the crises in the region.
Iraq's parliament elected on Tuesday veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih president, two lawmakers told Reuters and state television announced.