Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry headed Tuesday to Amman to participate in the ministerial meeting on the trilateral cooperation mechanism among Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met in Algeria on the sidelines of the 31st Arab Summit running on November 1-2 with Iraqi counterpart Abdel Latif Rashid.
President Sisi affirmed Egypt’s firm support for the security and stability of Iraq, expressing pride in the close and historic fraternal ties that unite Egypt and Iraq, said Rady.
"Rashid won 162 votes, while Salih won 99 votes and 8 were considered invalid, out of the total number of voters of 269 deputies."
He praised Egypt's hosting of the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP 27) due in Sharm El Sheikh City in November, saying that the conference reflects Egypt’s role.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday welcomed efforts exerted by different Iraqi parties to achieve calm in Iraq.
On Monday, the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority said that flights at Baghdad International Airport are operational after the Joint Operations Command declared a nationwide curfew in Iraq.
Over the past period, it has been noticed the existence of leaflets and slogans promoting Daesh ideologies in several public places in Bazian area, the directorate said in a statement carried by Alsumaria TV.
Vidant, meanwhile, urged the supporters of leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al Sadr to respect the State's properties.
The secretary-general "has been following with concern the ongoing protests in Iraq today, during which demonstrators entered government buildings," UN News Center quoted Stephane Dujarric as saying in a statement.
Hundreds of Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr’s followers breached the highly fortified Green Zone and stormed government facilities, including the presidential and government palaces amid an unprecedented political crisis.
During their meeting, the leaders exchanged views on strengthening various aspects of bilateral relations and leveraging all areas available to enhance cooperation among them, Rady said.
Four dead bodies were recovered from the rubble of Shiite shrine collapsed due to a landslide in Karbalaa while two other people still under stranded, Al Arabiya reported.
The Arab summit would be attended by leaders of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, the UAE, and Qatar.
The Iraqi authorities said that they had found a Picasso painting worth millions of dollars during a raid on a drug den.
Egypt affirmed its full support for Iraq's sovereignty over its territory and for the measures taken by the Iraqi government to preserve the security and stability of the country, the statement said.
The President confirmed the importance of accelerating the implementation of joint projects between Egypt and Iraq, in order for the economic achievements to be commensurate with political relations, Rady added.
On April 13, 2022, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley during the former’s official visit to Washington. During the meeting, Shoukry and Malley discussed the situations in the Middle East region, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
Bin Salman’s tour comes two weeks before US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Saudi kingdom, scheduled on July 15 and 16, following another visit by Biden to Israel on July 14, and 15.
The Royal Diwan of Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden would attend on July 16 a summit encompassing the heads of state of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, as well as Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq.