Egypt’s Shoukry meets with Danish counterpart

Ahram Online , Sunday 27 Sep 2020

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry during his meeting with Danish Foreign minister Jeppe Kofod in Cairo, 27 September 2020. (Photo courtesy of the Egyptian foreign ministry official Facebook page)
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod in Cairo on Sunday, and the pair discussed ways to boost bilateral relations, especially economic ties.
The Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement that during the meeting Shoukry praised the current high-level cooperation between Egypt and Demark in the fields of renewable energy, logistics, maritime transportation and biodiversity.
The volume of Danish investments in Egypt amounts to about $1 billion dollars, the statement said.
The two officials also discussed illegal migration to Europe, and Kofod praised the efforts made by Egypt to halt this practice.
They also discussed the latest developments in regional issues, including Libya and the peace process in the Middle East.
The two ministers also discussed the need for continuing efforts to confront radical thought and terrorism.
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