President Sisi Receives UNHCR

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received Antonio Guteries the UN High Commissioner for Refugee. The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Director of the UNHCR Middle East office.

The commissioner said he highly appreciates Egypt’s hosting refugees in general and Syrian refugees in particular. He praised public and educational services extended to the Syrian refugees.

Presidential spokesman Ehab Badawy said the president made clear that the Palestinian issue still represents the main concern of the Arabs.

The president said Egypt hosts nearly five million of the Syrian and Libyan refugees adding Egypt is keen that these refugees should not use this human right in a way that threatens the Egyptian national security.


Source : Egypt State Information Service