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Monday, 30 April 2018

Sisi, Le Drian meet for Libya-focused talks

Sisi, Le Drian meet for Libya-focused talks: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Cairo sat down yesterday for a meeting that was largely focused on the issue in Libya, which saw them agree that the war-torn country should hold elections by year’s end, according to an Ittihadiya statement. Syria and Palestine also came up during Le Drian’s visit, which also saw him meet with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. While there’s been little talk of business or investment, Le Drian did visit the construction site of the Cairo Metro’s Line 3, which is being developed by French companies Vinci, Alstom, Thales, ETF, and SYSTRA. Le Drian also visited the Grand Egyptian Museum.

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