EGYPT, ERITREA DISCUSS THREATS TO RED SEA, MANDEB STRAIT

CAIRO, Egypt, Egypt’s President, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Tuesday, met his Eritrean Counterpart, Isaias Afwerki, in Cairo, who is visiting the country, to discuss bilateral relations.

The two leaders held a tA�te A� tA�te session of talks, in a closed-door meeting, at the Ittihadiya Palace, followed by a plenary session, grouping delegations of both sides, who reviewed the situation in the Red Sea and Horn of Africa region, including the Mandeb Strait.

Ambassador Bassam Radhi, Spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic of Egypt, stated that, the two presidents deliberated ways of accelerating bilateral trade and investment ties, as well as, regional and international issues of mutual concern, primarily efforts of establishing peace and stability, and confronting menaces besetting the region, atop of which comes terrorism.

He added that, the two sides discussed ways of activating joint projects, in multiple domains, specially in areas of development and security.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK