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Egypt's Sisi discusses bilateral relations with Algerian interim president

Ahram Online , Friday 19 Jul 2019
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Egypt President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed Egyptian-Algerian relations with Algeria's interim president Abdel-Kader Bensalah on Thursday in Cairo, the Egyptian presidency announced.

Bensalah discussed with El-Sisi the recent developments in Algeria and how things were moving in accordance with the Algerian constitution.

The Egyptian president expressed his full confidence in Algeria's state institutions and the Algerian people's ability to deal with the challenges they are currently facing.

The two presidents also discussed recent region developments, including in Libya, where both leaders expressed their relief about tripartite talks between Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria concerning Libya .

The Algerian president thanked his Egyptian counterpart for the hospitality and the facilities presented by the Egyptian authorities to Algerian football fans attending the African Cup of Nations 2019 (AFCON) games currently hosted in Cairo.

President El-Sisi wished luck for the Algerian team, which will play the final match in the tournament in Cairo on Friday.

This is the first foreign visit for the Algerian interim president since assuming the office.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry attended the meeting.

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