Egypt’s Foreign Minister participates in UAE’s Sir Bani Yas Forum

Bassant Mohammed
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Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry participated on Sunday in the 12th Sir Bani Yas Forum organized by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), under the auspices of Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nuhayyan.

The Spokesperson for Egypt’s Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Hafez, stated that Shoukry’s participation in the forum aims at exchanging viewpoints and holding consultations with senior officials on a set of issues of top priority, especially those related to enhancing peace, security and stability in the region.

The four-day event brings together senior decision-makers from across the Middle East and around the world to discuss some of the most crucial issues facing the region.

On the sidelines of  the Forum, Shoukry met with his Emirati counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, discussing the latest developments in the Arab region and ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries to address different challenges in the regional and international arenas.

Shoukry asserted the importance of continuing the cooperation with UAE in order to enhance economic and trade exchange, and to attract more Emirati investments to the Egyptian market.

The two ministers also discussed ways to strengthen the role of Arab national security to address the growing challenges at regional and international levels.

Shoukry reaffirmed Egypt’s firm position on supporting the security and stability of the Gulf states.

 Moreover, Shoukry has discussed with his Jordanian counterparts Ayman Safadi and Iraqi Fouad Hussein ways to enhance cooperation between the three countries as well as reviewing executive positions of the joint projects between the three brotherly countries.

Shoukry has also met his Jordanian and Greek counterparts Safadi, and Nikos Dendias, discussing ways to enhance cooperation frameworks between their countries.

They also exchanged their point of views regarding various regional and international issues of common interest.

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