Egypt, India declare strategic partnership, discuss regional issues

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met his Indian counterpart on Saturday to declare strategic partnership and discuss regional issues.

The meeting was on the sidelines of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Shoukry welcomed the growing economic ties between both nations, hoping that the direct flight between Cairo and New Delhi, launched by EgyptAir, would boost trade, investment, and tourism.

The Egyptian minister invited senior Indian officials to visit Egypt with the goal of explore opportunities and cooperation.

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, the Indian External Affairs Minister, spoke highly of Egypt’s active role in international forums, like the G20 Summit.

He also congratulated Egypt on its invitation to join the BRICS group, which consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

The ministers also discussed issues such as the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, the Palestinian issue, the Sudanese issue, and the situation in Libya.

They also highlighted the importance of peaceful solutions and diplomatic efforts to resolve the ongoing crises and maintain stability in the region.

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