Sisi meets Mohamed bin Salman on sidelines of Arab Summit

Ahram Online , Friday 19 May 2023

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met on Friday Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman on the sidelines of the 32nd Arab Summit in Jeddah.

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Egypt s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in his meeting with Saudi Arabia s Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohamed bin Salman on the sideline of the 32nd Arab Summit that was held in Jeddah on Friday. Photo : SPA


According to the Egyptian presidency, Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomed President El-Sisi, expressing Saudi Arabia's appreciation for Egypt, its leadership and its people.

He also affirmed Saudi Arabia's aspiration to further enhance the distinguished bilateral relations between the two countries in various fields.

For his part, President El-Sisi extended his congratulations to the crown prince on assuming the presidency of the summit and expressed Egypt's wishes and confidence in Saudi Arabia's success in promoting joint Arab work in the future.

The official spokesperson added that the meeting discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations and sustain the partnership between the two countries in a manner that serves the common interests and mutual benefits of the Egyptian and Saudi people.

Earlier Friday, El-Sisi met with the Lebanese Prime Minister Naguib Mikati and Tunisia President Kais Saeid.

The Egyptian president had arrived on Thursday to participate in the summit.


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