Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez discussed in a phone call on Tuesday bilateral relations and regional and international developments of common interest.
According to a statement by Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady, El-Sisi and Sánchez discussed illegal migration, developments related to the Palestinian cause, and Libya.
El-Sisi briefed the Spanish premier on Egyptian efforts to achieve political settlements for various crises in the region.
He also praised bilateral relations between Egypt and Spain, expressing aspiration for continued cooperation and close engagement in all fields, including the healthcare, maritime freight, and renewable energy sectors — which Spain tops.
El-Sisi also discussed bolstering cooperation in tourism and encouraging Spanish companies to benefit from available investment opportunities in Egypt, especially in major national projects.
The statement added that the Spanish PM expressed keenness to upgrade bilateral ties and consult and coordinate with Egypt, hailing its role in bolstering stability in the Middle East and the east Mediterranean as well as efforts in combating terrorism, extremism, and illegal migration.