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Egyptian FM Meets Tunisian Counterpart for Cooperation Talks in Tunis

by Ag Kan Kyaw
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CAIRO: The foreign ministers of Egypt and Tunisia met in Tunis on Tuesday for the 15th session of the Political Consultation Committee between the two countries.

Egypt’s Sameh Shoukry and Tunisia’s Nabil Ammar headed their respective delegations at the event.

The pair expressed their mutual praise for the progress made in developing relations between the two countries. They also stressed the need for ongoing consultation, coordination and cooperation on all issues of common concern, with the aim of upgrading those relations to the strategic level.

Shoukry also expressed his support for the efforts of Tunisian President Kais Saied in achieving stability in the country, consolidating the foundations of the new republic and seeking to create a better future for its people.

Ahmed Abu Zeid, a spokesperson for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, said the talks touched on the high-level meetings that are set to take place between the two sides.

These include the Egyptian-Tunisian joint higher committee, headed by their respective prime ministers, and the Egyptian-Tunisian trade committee.

Shoukry and Ammar discussed various matters of regional and international concern, foremost of which were the situation in Libya, the Palestinian issue, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Arab world’s efforts to help resolve the crises in Syria and Sudan.

The talks also covered the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the region, illegal immigration and international financing institutions.

Shoukry arrived in Tunisia on Monday evening. During his visit he is expected to meet Saied, to whom he will convey a message from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi regarding ways to support and strengthen relations between the two countries


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