Egypt’s Initiative On Gaza Includes Addressing Needs of Palestinians

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt’s Gaza ceasefire initiative includes addressing the needs of the Palestinian people.

Shoukry made the remarks during a joint press conference Friday with his Italian counterpart Federica Mogherini, during a visit to Egypt.

The top Egyptian diplomat welcomed the Italian minister, describing her visit, which comes as part of a tour of the region, as important especially within the framework of the good relations binding the two countries.

He noted that he exchanged views with Mogherini on bilateral relations especially at the political and economic levels as well as ways of boosting the volume of the Italian investments in Egypt and increasing Egyptian exports to Italy.

The talks also focused on the regional issues topped by the current situation in Gaza and the Egyptian ceasefire initiative to end the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, Shoukry added.

Source : Egypt State Information Service