Egypt counts on Chinese support to AL stances on Libya crisis, GERD issue: FM

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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 08:32 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry participates in the 9th Session of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum at the Ministerial Level on Monday- press photo.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry participates in the 9th Session of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum at the Ministerial Level on Monday- press photo.

CAIRO -  6 July 2020: Egypt is counting on Chinese support to the Arab League (AL) stances regarding the Libyan crisis and the issue of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), stated Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in his speech at the 9th Session of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum at the Ministerial Level on Monday.
 
Shoukry called for the importance of enhancing cooperation amid the current crisis of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a statement from the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.
 
The Foreign Minister discussed the political and security instability in the Middle East, including foreign interventions of regional powers aiming to extend their influence and impose their control on a number of Arab countries, the statement added.
 
Regarding the Palestinian cause, Shoukry praised teh Chinese support to the Palestinian people and to the Egyptian stance towards the PAlestinian-Israeli cause as the PAestinian peope have the right to establish their won statehood on the borders of 1967.
 
On June 22, the emergency Arab League meeting requested by Egypt on Libya condemned all sorts of foreign intervention in Libya warning against the longevity of the ongoing conflict.

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