Egypt expresses solidarity with Greece in its battle against raging wildfires

MENA , Thursday 5 Aug 2021

Many villages were ordered evacuated as more than 150 wildfires have been raging in different areas of the country

Greece wildfire
Greece wildfire /AP

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had a phone call with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias on Wednesday to check on the situation in Greece where wildfires have been raging through several parts the country.

Shoukry stressed Egypt's solidarity with the friendly people of Greece during these trying times, voicing confidence in the Greek authorities' ongoing efforts to contain the blazes, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.

He also praised the deeply-rooted ties between the peoples of both countries.

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