Egyptian FM discusses bilateral ties with Finnish counterpart over phone


Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 09:59 GMT

FILE - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry - Reuters/Amr Dalsh

FILE - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry - Reuters/Amr Dalsh

CAIRO - 2 December 2020: Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday said Egypt is eager to resume Finnish tourism to the country.

He made the remarks during a phone call which he received from Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto.

The talks tackled ways of developing bilateral relations as well as the current regional developments.

The two ministers said both Egypt and Finland want to maintain consultations at all levels and hailed economic ties between the two countries, said Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ambassador Ahmed Hafez.

Hafez added the talks also addressed the situation in the Horn of Africa region, east of Africa and the recent developments concerning the Renaissance Dam.

Haavisto is interested in listening to the Egyptian vision aimed at achieving stability and prosperity in the region, according to the spokesman.

Shoukry posted his Finnish counterpart on Egypt's efforts to reach comprehensive political settlement to achieve the aspired regional peace, Hafez said.



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