04 December 2020 07:21 AM

Shoukry: Egypt looks forward to pursuing cooperation with UNRWA to ease suffering of Palestinians

Friday، 10 April 2020 - 03:19 PM

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Thursday 09/04/2020 that Egypt looks forwards to continuing cooperation with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to mitigate the suffering of the Palestinian refugees especially in light of the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Shoukry's statement came during a phone call with UNRWA commissioner Philippe Lazzarini, said the official spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Hafez.

The minister congratulated Lazzarini on his new post and expressed appreciation of the humanitarian role of the UN organization in supporting the stability of the Middle East, added Hafez.

Larizzani underscored Egypt's role in supporting UNRWA and its continued efforts in serving the Palestinians, expressing hope for more coordination and consultations with Cairo during the coming period.

MENA


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