Egypt's foreign minister discusses regional updates with Bahraini counterpart

Ahram Online , Tuesday 3 Mar 2020

The Bahrain foreign minister also delivered a message from King Hamad bin Issa to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi

Sameh Shoukry
Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry met with Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani on Tuesday in Cairo, 3 March 2020 (Photo courtesy of Egyptian Foreign Ministry official faceebook page)

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed the latest regional developments in the Middle East with Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani in Cairo on Tuesday, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

According to the statement, the two officials discussed a number of regional issued especially the peace process in the Middle East, the situation in Libya and Syria, and the threats to Arab countries in the Gulf region.

Shoukry and Al-Zayani also discussed bilateral relations.

This is Al-Zayani's first visit to Egypt since assuming the position of foreign minister.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Bahraini foreign minister met with Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, delivering a message from the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Issa, El-Sisi’s office said.

The message touched on strong relations between Egypt and Bahrain, the presidency said.

King Hamad also said he appreciated the major strategic role played by Egypt in protecting Arab national security and defending Arab causes, according to the statement.

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