Iraqi Prime Minister on a visit to Egypt
Al-Sisi assures Al-Sudani of Egypt’s unwavering support for the security and stability of Iraq
Today, Sunday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received Iraqi Prime Minister Mohamed Shiaa Al-Sudani in Cairo, expressing Egypt’s unwavering support for Iraq’s security and stability.
The Middle East News Agency quoted Sisi as saying, “The firm constants of the Egyptian policy affirm support for Iraq and full support for the Iraqi people at various levels, especially with regard to combating terrorism and consolidating security and stability.”
And the official spokesman for the Egyptian presidency, Ahmed Fahmy, said that President Sisi expressed Cairo’s keenness to activate and diversify the frameworks of joint bilateral cooperation with Baghdad in various political, economic and trade fields, and to accelerate the implementation of joint projects between the two countries.
The presidential spokesman added that Al-Sisi’s meeting with Al-Sudani discussed a number of Arab and regional issues of common interest, noting that the two sides agreed on the importance of continuing “intensive coordination to address the challenges facing the region.”
The media office of the Iraqi prime minister said in a statement that Al-Sudani assured Sisi of Iraq’s readiness to move forward in promoting joint action and opening up to new horizons of cooperation and integration in various fields.
Al-Sudani’s media office said in a statement that “an official reception ceremony took place at Cairo International Airport for Prime Minister Mohamed Shiaa Al-Sudani, who is visiting the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on an official visit that lasts several hours.”
He added that “the Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mustafa Madbouly, was at the head of the audience, and the ceremony witnessed the playing of the national anthems of both countries, and the review of the guard of honor.”
According to the statement, “During the visit, Al-Sudani will hold official talks with the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, and senior Egyptian officials, dealing with a number of common files between the two sides.”