Shoukry met Kuwait’s Emir be­fore lead­ing joint com­mit­tee be­tween two coun­tries

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Egypt’s For­eign Min­is­ter, Sameh Shoukry, met Kuwait’s Emir Jaber AlMubarak Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah on Tues­day dur­ing his visit to Kuwait.

Both dis­cussed en­hanc­ing bi­lat­eral co­op­er­a­tion in dif­fer­ent fields and po­lit­i­cal is­sues of com­mon in­ter­est.

Shoukry de­liv­ered an in­vi­ta­tion from Pres­i­dent Ab­del Fat­tah Al-Sisi to Al-Sabah in or­der to visit his sec­ond home­land Egypt, as­sert­ing his coun­try keen­ness on en­hanc­ing con­sul­ta­tions be­tween the two coun­tries on all de­vel­op­ments in the Arab re­gion, es­pe­cially the role Kuwait plays in the United Na­tion Se­cu­rity Coun­cil in de­fend­ing the re­gion’s is­sues, the for­eign min­istry state­ment said.

Fur­ther­more, Shoukry also met with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and For­eign Min­is­ter Sabah Khaled Al-Ha­mad Al Sabah and his Kuwaiti coun­ter­part. The two dis­cussed in­ter­na­tional and re­gional of com­mon in­ter­est and bol­ster­ing co­op­er­a­tion in var­i­ous fields to en­hance the broth­erly re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries.

Shoukry headed on Mon­day to Kuwait to lead Egypt’s del­e­ga­tion to the 12th ses­sion of the Egyp­tian-Kuwaiti Com­mit­tee be­tween the two coun­tries. A num­ber of agree­ments and mem­o­ran­dums of un­der­stand­ing (MoUs) are ex­pected to be signed be­tween the two coun­tries’ for­eign min­is­ters.

“The Joint Com­mit­tee is sched­uled to wit­ness the sign­ing of a num­ber of agree­ments and MoUs be­tween the two sides,” the state­ment stated, adding “in ad­di­tion to re­in­forc­ing con­sul­ta­tion and co­or­di­na­tion on po­si­tions re­gard­ing over­all re­gional and in­ter­na­tional is­sues of mu­tual in­ter­est, in a man­ner that would strengthen the Arab unity and joint ac­tion as a key pil­lar to main­tain­ing peace and se­cu­rity in the re­gion.”

Egypt’s For­eign Min­is­ter, Sameh Shoukry, met with Kuwait’s Emir Jaber AlMubarak Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah on Tues­day dur­ing his visit to Kuwait

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