Egyptian FM’s visit to Turkey was successful and fruitful: Turkish ambassador

Amr Yehia , Tuesday 23 Apr 2024

Salih Mutlu Şen, ambassador of Turkey in Egypt, said that Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry’s recent visit to Turkey was successful and fruitful, adding that Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is expected to visit Turkey in the near future.

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El-Sisi’s visit will coincide with the first meeting in Turkey of the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council between the two countries.

Ambassador Şen made his remarks Tuesday during the celebrations of Turkish Children’s Day and National Sovereignty which was held at the ambassador’s residence in Cairo.

“The Day of Children and National Sovereignty is the most important symbol of the national will and sovereignty of the nation, and dedicating this holiday to children means that they are the future of the process of development, peace and prosperity.”

The celebration witnessed the attendance of dozens of children from Turkey, Egypt, and Palestine.

Ambassador Şen, pointed out the festivities coincide with the 104th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Grand National Assembly and National Sovereignty Day on 23 April.

Turkish Children’s Day is the first children’s holiday in the world, he added.‎

“I congratulate all our children and the children of the world on this holiday," adding that this holiday “reminds us of the hopes and aspirations of these children for a more peaceful and prosperous future” said Ambassador Şen

“We feel deep pain towards the thousands of children who are losing their lives today in Gaza, with all regret, adding that inviting Palestinian children to this holiday shows the solidarity of Turkish children with Palestinian children,” he concluded.

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