Shoukry was delivering a speech on Monday during a lecture titled "Foreign Policy of Egypt" at the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria (UNA-Austria)- press photo Shoukry was delivering a speech on Monday during a lecture titled "Foreign Policy of Egypt" at the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria (UNA-Austria)- press photo

Egyptian, Armenian FMs discuss bilateral relations, int'l issues

By: MENA
Tue, May. 19, 2020
CAIRO, May 19 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Tuesday received a phone call from his Armenian counterpart Zohrab Mnatsakanyan to review several files pertaining to bilateral relations in addition to a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest.

The two ministers discussed means of developing Egypt-Armenia relations in various fields, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.

Both ministers asserted the importance of building on the positive developments witnessed in cooperation ties between both countries over the past period, mainly at the economic level, Hafez added.

They agreed to continue cooperation between both countries at various international forums.

They also exchanged views on various developments in the Middle East and Shoukry reviewed the Egyptian efforts to reach peaceful settlements that could bring about stability in the region.

Both sides also reviewed efforts to counter the spread of the novel coronavirus and agreed on the importance of cooperation to contain the economic and social impacts of the pandemic.
 
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