Egypt, Sweden discuss strengthening joint cooperation, regional conditions

Sami Hegazi
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Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry held a video conference with his Swedish counterpart Anne Linde, on Wednesday, to discuss further strengthening bilateral relations.

During the meeting, the two ministers also discussed advancing these relations to broader prospects, as well as the overall situation in the Middle East.

Ahmed Hafez, spokesperson for Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the two sides stressed the keenness to improve the joint work. This would also see continued advancements of the path of cooperation between them in various fields.

The talks focused on renewable energy, digital transformation, and infrastructure. The ministers voiced the importance of continued political consultation to implement the attitudes towards regional and international issues of concern. This would take place with a particular focus on the United Nations (UN), Human Rights, and development.

The ministers also discussed the developments in the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which requires the solidarity of international efforts.

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