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Egypt, Albania Agree on Importance of Supporting Stability in East Mediterranean

Egypt, Albania Agree on Importance of Supporting Stability in East Mediterranean

Sunday, 24 October, 2021 - 10:45
Sisi receives Rama and the accompanying delegation in Cairo. (Egyptian Presidency Spokesman)

Egypt and Albania have agreed on the importance of maintaining stability in the East Mediterranean region and respecting the sovereignty of countries.


They also stressed the need to coordinate efforts to confront terrorism and radical ideology.


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received on Saturday Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama to discuss means of expanding bilateral cooperation.


According to presidential spokesman Bassam Rady, Sisi expressed his country’s pride in the friendship and historical ties with Albania, hoping to expand bilateral cooperation in various fields.


Both sides discussed means of developing bilateral ties in line with their historic relations and addressing aspects of economic cooperation. They tackled means to increase trade exchange and bolster mutual investments in various sectors, the spokesman added.


They discussed regional developments and agreed on the importance of maintaining stability in the eastern Mediterranean region, respecting the sovereignty and rights of states in terms of their natural resources on their lands and their exclusive economic zones, in accordance with the rules of international law and the principles of good neighborliness.


Rama commended Egypt’s experience in spreading moderate Islam and confronting religious intolerance and hatred.


He pointed to Sisi’s efforts to support the values of coexistence, tolerance and acceptance of the other.


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