Egypt, Sweden FMs Meet on Sidelines of Gaza Reconstruction Event

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held a meeting with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wahlstrom on the sidelines of the Egypt-hosted Gaza reconstruction conference that kicked off on Sunday.

The meeting tackled Egypt’s efforts to support the Palestinian national unity government along with means of enhancing bilateral ties in various fields.

During the meeting, Shoukry congratulated Wahlstrom on her new post, praising the Swedish role in supporting the rights of the Palestinians.

Shoukry reviewed Egypt’s future road map and the forthcoming parliamentary election during the coming months.

Egypt is steadily going toward a modern state that guarantees equality for all citizens before the law, Shoukry said.

Wahlstrom, for her part, extended thanks to Egypt and its leadership for securing a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians and the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip.

Source: MENA & Egypt State Information Service