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Egypt's FM to meet with Cypriot parliament speaker, UNRWA head

Ahram Online , Monday 11 Apr 2016
Minister Sameh Shoukry
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry . (Reuters)
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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will receive Cypriot parliament speaker Yannakis Omirou on Monday, who is visiting Egypt with a delegation at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart Ali Abdel Al, state news agency MENA reported.

The meeting will tackle regional and international affairs of common interest.

The first European parliamentary speaker to visit Egypt since the Egyptian House of Representatives convened in January will sign a memorandum of understanding with his Egyptian counterpart on behalf of both parliaments.

Shoukry will also meet with Pierre Krähenbühl, the general-commissioner of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near Easr (UNRWA), to discuss cooperation between Egypt and the UNRWA as well as the situation of Palestinian refugees.



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