Sisi: Egypt keen on keeping Lebanon out of regional conflicts

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi reiterated on Monday 25/2/2019 Egypt’s support for keeping Lebanon out of regional conflicts to maintain security of the entire Middle East region.

The president made the remarks during a meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on the sidelines of the first Arab-European summit, held in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El Sheikh.

According to presidential spokesman Bassam Rady, the president congratulated Hariri on forming a new government and wished him success in maintaining his country’s security and stability.

Hariri, meanwhile, appreciated efforts exerted by Egypt in support of Lebanon in different fields.

The two sides reviewed the possibility of making use of the Egyptian expertise in a number of fields, such as electricity, infrastructure and energy projects.

They stressed the importance of enhancing trade relations between Egypt and Lebanon and increasing the volume of mutual investments, the spokesman added.

Source: State Information Service Egypt