FM, Norwegian Counterpart Discuss Preparations for Gaza Conf

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks with his Norwegian counterpart on Saturday 2792014, on the fringe of the 69th session of UN General Assembly, on preparations for the Gaza reconstruction conference slated for October 12 in Cairo.

Egypt and Norway are co-organizing the conference which will be held under the auspices of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

The Egyptian top diplomat highlighted the importance of holding the conference in order to alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian people and reconstructing the damage resulting from the recent war on Gaza, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ambassador Badr Abdel-Atti.

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Source : Egypt State Information Service