Shoukry visits Rabat to discuss bilateral relations, international issues

Sami Hegazi
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Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Monday visited Moroccan capital Rabat to strengthen the ties between the two countries.

Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita opened the new Egyptian embassy in Rabat, in the presence of a number of members of the Egyptian community. Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s interest in strengthening relations with brotherly Morocco and directed to continue to provide all necessary care to Egyptians residing in Morocco. 

Shoukry is scheduled to hold a series of meetings with his Moroccan counterpart, Nasser Bourita, and a group of high-ranking Moroccan officials. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Hafez said that the talks in Rabat will discuss ways to further promote bilateral relations between Cairo and Rabat in various fields, especially economic and trade, in a manner that meets the interests of both countries and the aspirations of their brotherly peoples towards further prosperity and development. He added that Shoukry will discuss with Moroccan officials all developments on the international scene, and consult on regional and Arab issues, within the framework of coordinating efforts and exchanging visions to protect the capabilities of Arab national security.

Talks also will focus on advancing political solutions to regional issues and consolidating security and stability, he said.

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