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Sisi Says Egypt Holds Onto Stance on Arab Solidarity

Sisi Says Egypt Holds Onto Stance on Arab Solidarity

Sunday, 28 February, 2021 - 07:00
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi meets with the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister. Egyptian Presidency

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has affirmed that Egypt holds onto its stance towards Arab solidarity.


Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser handed Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al-Sabah's letter to Sisi at a meeting in Cairo attended by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.


The Emir conveyed greetings to Sisi and affirmed Kuwait’s appreciation of the historic ties linking the two countries in various fields, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement.


The letter affirmed keenness to enhance Egyptian-Kuwaiti cooperation at all levels and to coordinate with Cairo periodically on various issues.


“The Kuwaiti FM also hailed Egypt’s pivotal role in the region as a main pillar of security and stability for the Arab world,” the statement added.


Sisi asked that his greetings be conveyed to Kuwai’s Emir while congratulating the Kuwaiti government and people on their National Day.


The president also affirmed Egypt’s keenness in developing cooperation between the two countries in various fields, with the aim of strengthening regional security and stability and achieving the aspirations of the people of both countries and the Arab nation.


Sisi "reiterated the interrelation between the Gulf security and the Egyptian national security."


The meeting also discussed bilateral relations as well as regional developments.


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