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Egypt FM, Bahraini King agree on importance of combating foreign interference in Arab affairs

Ahram Online, Sunday 11 Nov 2018
FM Shoukry, Bahraini King Essa
Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry (L) and Bahraini King Hamad bin Essa (R) (Photo: Al-Ahram)

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met in Manama with Bahraini King Hamad bin Essa, where the two agreed on the importance of combating any foreign or regional interference in the affairs of Arab countries, a statement by the Egyptian foreign ministry read.

Shoukry and the Bahraini King affirmed the importance of strengthening joint mechanism between the two countries to unite Arabs to face challenges.

Shoukry expressed during the meeting his appreciation for the special and brotherly ties with Bahrain and his gratitude for the wise policies and stances undertaken by the Gulf State.

The Egyptian foreign minister is in Manama to chair the 10th session of the Joint Egyptian-Bahraini Commission at the level of the two countries’ foreign ministers.

Shoukry met with both his Bahraini counterpart and the prime minister, where he expressed hopes that the Joint Commission will yield concrete results that will add momentum to bilateral relations and serve common Arab goals.

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