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Egypt’s Sisi arrives Ethiopia to hand over AU chairmanship to South Africa

Egypt chaired the AU in 2019 after the chairmanship was handed over by Rwanda.

Ahram Online , Saturday 8 Feb 2020
Sisi at AU
File Photo: Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi attends the opening ceremony of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, January 30, 2016 (Photo: Reuters)
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi arrived Addis Ababa to participate in the 33rd African Union (AU) Summit, where he will hand over the AU chairmanship to South Africa, a statement by the Egyptian Presidency read. 
 
Egyptian presidency spokesman Bassam Rady said El-Sisi is set to participate in the AU Peace & Security Summit on Libya, He will also participate in a presidential level meeting over the Western Sahara, Rady said.
 
Egypt chaired the AU in 2019 after the chairmanship was handed by Rwanda. 
 
The Egyptian President will also hold on the sidelines of the AU Summitb bilateral talks with a number of African leaders and presidents. 
 
 
 
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