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Egypt FM to appoint new spokesman in a few days

Ahram Online, Tuesday 2 Oct 2018
Ahmed Abu Zeid
A file photo of new-Egyptian ambassador to Canada Ahmed Abu Zeid (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Egypt’s foreign ministry is set to appoint a new spokesman in a few days, state owned MENA agency reported on Monday.

Current foreign ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid told reporter minister Sameh Shoukry would announce the name of the new spokesman soon.

Abu Zeid, who is leaving his post which he has undertaken since 2015, was named the new ambassador to Canada as part of the annual diplomatic reshuffle by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He told journalists the spokesman has a major responsibility in delivering Egypt’s foreign policy to the public through transparent and credible reporting to ensure that facts are delivered correctly.

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