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Monday, 23 August 2021

El Sisi talks economic cooperation with Serbia and Spain ministers

Egypt, Serbia discuss cooperation in everything from tourism and telecoms to energy, agriculture, and health: Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry held a press conference (watch, runtime: 15:25) with his Serbian counterpart Nikola Selaković to discuss bilateral ties. The occasion was Selaković’s first visit to Egypt. The two will hold a joint committee meeting on economic cooperation by the end of the year and will also hold a meeting of a joint business council. Selaković said he will meet Transportation Minister Kamel El Wazir soon in Serbia to discuss the possible resumption of flights between Cairo and Belgrade. Selaković also sat down with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to discuss ways to resolve challenges facing both countries on the Mediterranean’s two shores, according to an Ittihadiya statement.

El Sisi also talked bilateral relations with Spain’s PM Pedro Sánchez in a phone call yesterday, according to an Ittihadiya statement. Transport and renewable energy featured heavily in their talks.

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