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Wednesday, 20 July 2022

Last Night’s Talk Shows on the second national dialogue meeting + El Sisi lands in Serbia

The national dialogue board’s second meeting dominated the airwaves last night: The board discussed the dialogue’s political agenda and decided to form three subcommittees focused on political rights and elections, local councils, and human rights, dialogue general coordinator Diaa Rashwan said at a presser (watch, runtime: 58:21). The board will convene for a third meeting before the end of the month. The news received coverage from Masaa DMC (watch, runtime: 3:37), Ala Mas'ouleety (watch, runtime: 2:51) and Al Hayah Al Youm, which hosted board member Emad El Din Hussein (watch, runtime: 3:20).

Auf Wiedersehen Germany, zdravo Serbia: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi wrapped up his visit to Berlin yesterday and headed to Serbia for talks with Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić. El Sisi’s last few hours in Germany included a meeting with the German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, which saw the two discuss bilateral relations and climate change, Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 1:50 | 0:57) reported. Salat El Tahrir interviewed former assistant foreign minister Hussein Haridy on the significance of El Sisi’s time in Berlin (watch: runtime: 7:56). Masaa DMC (watch, runtime: 6:56) also covered the story.

Also on the airwaves last night:

  • We’ve entered the sixth wave of covid-19, and although it’s less severe this time around, we should still be careful, presidential health advisor Mohamed Awad Tag Eldin said. (watch, runtime: 8:13)
  • The Consumer Protection Authority is cracking down on bakeries skimping on the weight of a loaf of baladi bread, authority head Ayman Hossam El Din said. (watch, runtime: 5:26)

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