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Egypt, Kuwait Assert Keenness to Boost Coordination on Regional Scale

Egypt, Kuwait Assert Keenness to Boost Coordination on Regional Scale

Friday, 27 November, 2020 - 07:45
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi receives on Thursday Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmed Nasser Al-Sabah at El-Etehadiya palace- KUNA

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received on Thursday Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmed Nasser Al-Sabah at El-Etehadiya palace, Presidency spokesman Bassam Radi revealed.


The meeting was attended by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Kuwaiti Ambassador to Egypt.


At the outset of the meeting, the Kuwaiti FM handed over a written message to Sisi from Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al‑Ahmad Al‑Jaber Al‑Sabah.


In his letter, Kuwait's Emir affirmed his government and people's pride in the strong historical ties that bind both countries, as well as Kuwait's keenness to boost cooperation and coordination with Egypt regarding peace and security on a regional scale.


According to Radi, Sisi conveyed greetings to the Kuwaiti Emir, stressing Cairo's keenness to develop close and distinguished bilateral cooperation with Kuwait.


Sisi also praised Kuwait's "rational" policies in handling challenges facing Arab countries.


The talks also tackled the latest developments in the region, particularly in Syria and Iraq, as well as regional and international issues of common interests.


Both sides highlighted ways of enhancing the distinguished cooperation between Egypt and Kuwait at various levels to serve Egypt 2030 Vision and Kuwait 2035 Vision of sustainable development, Radi noted.


For his part, the Kuwaiti FM praised Cairo's pivotal role on asserting security and stability in the region, and the "constructive influence" of the Egyptian community within the Kuwaiti society who "live side by side with their Kuwaiti brothers."


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