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Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry to head to Khartoum for Egypt-Sudanese committee meetings

Ahram Online , Tuesday 23 Oct 2018
File photo: Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (Photo: AP)
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Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will leading a delegation to Sudan on Wednesday to attend the meetings of the Egyptian-Sudanese Higher Committee, which begin on Thursday.

“The committee will upcoming meetings in light of the growing relations between both countries and cooperation at all levels in recent years,” read a statement by foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez.

"The recent meetings of the committee were crowned by a range of remarkable results in terms of enhancing cooperation between both countries, represented by the signing of many agreements on all levels including the activation of talks between countries on establishing the railway link project, as well as encouraging mutual investment in agriculture, trade, in addition to many agreements on cooperation in various fields," the statement said.

The meetings will also see discussions between the foreign ministers of the two countries on ways of enhancing bilateral relations as well as coordination on files of mutual interest. 

The Egyptian-Sudanese Higher Committee takes place every two years. The first presidential-level meeting was held in October 2016.


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