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Egypt's Shoukry discusses illegal immigration with EU migration commissioner in Addis Ababa

The two officials met on the sidelines of preparatory meetings of the upcoming African Union extraordinary summit

MENA , Ahram Online , Thursday 15 Nov 2018
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Egypt's foreign minister Sameh with with EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos (Photo: Foreign ministry)
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Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed illegal immigration and ways to combat it in Addis Ababa, Wednesday, with EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

The two officials discussed means of cooperation to address illegal immigration and Cairo's vision on the issue that includes social and development aspects as well as political instability and poverty, said foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafiz.

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the preparatory meetings of the African Union extraordinary summit to be held later in the Ethiopian capital.

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