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Egypt's Sisi receives French FM on sidelines of World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh

Ahram Online , Thursday 9 Nov 2017
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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi during a meeting with French Europe and Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Sharm El-Shiekh on Thursday (Photo: Egyptian presidential spokesperson)
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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Thursday in Sharm El-Sheikh to discuss enhancing bilateral relations as well as regional files of mutual interest.
The meeting came on the sidelines of the World Youth Forum, which is being held in the Red Sea resort town, and concludes on Friday.
According to a statement by El-Sisi’s office, the French minister expressed his appreciation for the events of the forum, saying it represents a great opportunity to enhance communication between youth from all over the world, to spread the ideas of peace and dialogue.
The statement said that El-Sisi appreciated the French minister's participation in the forum and the cooperation between Egypt and France.
Le Drian also described El-Sisi latest visit to Paris as crowning the relations binding Egypt and France at all levels during the recent period, according to the statement.
El-Sisi visited Paris last month, his first such visit since the election of President Emmanuel Macron in May.
The visit saw the signing of agreements worth 440 million euros to finance several development projects in Egypt.
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