Egypt’s FM holds series of meetings on sidelines of UNGA 76

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry holds a series of meetings on the sidelines of the UNGA 76- press photos collaged

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry holds a series of meetings on the sidelines of the UNGA 76- press photos collaged

CAIRO - 20 September 2021:  On the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76), Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held  on Monday a series of meeting with his counterparts of different countries including Albania, Sweden, and Cyprus, besides the Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean and President of the Libyan Presidential Council.
 
Sameh Shoukry met with Albanian counterpart Olta Xhaçka, discussing ways to advance cooperation between both countries. Both ministers discussed  the cooperation efforts, said Ahmed Hafez, the Spokesperson of the Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Hafez in a statement on Twitter.
 
Shoukry also congratulated Albania for being elected a non-permanent member of UNSC 2022-2023.
 
 
Also, Shoukry met with Swedish Foreign Minister Anne Linde to discuss ways of advancing bilateral relations, as well as exchanging views on regional and international issues of common interest, Hafez tweeted.
 
 
In another meeting, he met with Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean Ambassador Nasser Kamel, in the framework of Egypt's appreciation of the UfM role in promoting cooperation across the Mediterranean.
 
 
In a different meeting with his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides, Shoukry discussed the bilateral “strong” relations between both countries.
 
The Egyptian Foreign Minister also met with President of the Libyan Presidential Council Mohamed Al-Menfi on Monday, discussing the developments in the Libyan situation.
 
They also discussed pushing forward a comprehensive political settlement, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said on Twitter.
 
This came as they met in New York to discuss building on the progress the bilateral relations between Egypt and Libya have witnessed, Hafez said.
 
Shoukry has arrived in New York to take part in the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
 

 

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