FM Shoukry meets his portugese counterpart on sidelines of UN General Assembly

Sami Hegazi
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Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met on Monday his Portuguese counterpart Joao Cravenho, on the sidelines of their participation in the UN General Assembly.

Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid, the official spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the talks reflected the distinguished relations that unite the two countries, which are manifested in the existing cooperation in the field of education, represented by the opening of the Portuguese university in the New Administrative Capital.

Abu Zeid added that the two ministers reviewed the latest developments on a number of regional and international issues, where discussions focused on reviewing the developments of the Libyan crisis, the Ukrainian crisis and their effects on food and energy supply chains.

The meeting also discussed the developments of Egypt’s hosting and chairmanship of the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on climate change (COP27) where Shoukry expressed his aspiration for high-level participation of Portugal in the onference.

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