President Isaias Afwerki on Working Visit to Egypt
Asmara, 05 July 2020- President Isaias Afwerki departed to Egypt in the morning hours of today, 5 July, for a three-day working visit.
During his stay in Egypt, President Isaias will discuss with President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi and other Egyptian officials on bilateral and regional issues of interest to the two countries.
On arrival at Cairo International Airport President Isaias was accorded warm welcome by senior Egyptian officials.
The Presidential delegation includes, Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab.
It is to be recalled that President Isaias in recent weeks conducted similar visits to Ethiopia and Sudan.
President Isaias Afwerki met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at Al-Itahaidia Palace in Cairo this morning. The two leaders held frank and extensive discussions on bilateral relations and regional developments.
The two sides agreed to promote comprehensive bilateral cooperation. Regionally, the two leaders recognized that challenges and tensions are casting their shadow over vast opportunities which remain untapped, despite their undisputed benefits for all countries.
The two leaders agreed to work together to foster mutual understanding and concrete actions to protect the interests of all parties and advance common interests.
President Isaias Afwerki and his delegagtion returned home in early afternoon hours today July 7th after a three-day working visit to Egypt for extensive talks on bilateral ties and regional issues.