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Egypt, France discuss bilateral relations on fringe of UNGA meetings in New York

Tuesday، 20 September 2022 - 02:11 PM

The foreign ministers of Egypt and France met Monday night to discuss bilateral relations, with focus on economic cooperation.

Sameh Shoukry of Egypt and his French counterpart Catherine Colonna were in New York to attend the UN General Assembly and had talks on France’s constructive efforts to restore stability in many areas of conflict worldwide, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid.

The meeting also took up the situation in Libya, Syria, Iraq and Sudan, he added.

Shoukry said he is looking forward to France’s high-level participation in the upcoming climate summit, COP27, which should be held in the Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm el Sheikh in November, according to the spokesman.

He made it clear that both sides also discussed means of boosting economic and investment cooperation between their countries.


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