Egyptian and French FMs discuss bilateral relations on sidelines of UNGA

MENA , Tuesday 20 Sep 2022

The foreign ministers of Egypt and France met Monday night to discuss bilateral relations, with a focus on economic cooperation.


Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and his French counterpart Catherine Colonna were in New York to attend the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and had talks on France’s constructive efforts to restore stability in many areas of conflict worldwide, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid.

The meeting also took up the situation in Libya, Syria, Iraq and Sudan, he added.

Shoukry said he is looking forward to France’s high-level participation in the upcoming climate summit (COP27), which wil be held in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh in November, according to the spokesman.

Both sides also discussed means of boosting economic and investment cooperation between their countries.

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