Shoukry and Cuban counterpart discuss bilateral relations ahead of G77 and China Summit in Havana

Ahram Online , Tuesday 22 Aug 2023

In a telephone call with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Tuesday, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry expressed Egypt’s aspiration to boost economic and commercial relations with Cuba.

Sameh Shoukry   Bruno Rodriguez
Combined images of (From L-R) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.


According to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, the Cuban FM expressed his country’s appreciation for the noticeable recent development in Egyptian-Cuban relations.

The conversation highlighted the growing ties between the two nations and their shared anticipation of Egypt's participation in the upcoming G77 and China Summit, scheduled for 15–16 September 2023, in Cuba's capital Havana, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Minister Shoukry, during the conversation, emphasized the historical significance of relations between Egypt and Cuba which were first established in 1958 and asserted Egypt's keenness to further bolster economic ties.

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