South Sudan's FM Visits Egypt to Strengthen Ties
The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, meets with the South Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss efforts to boost bilateral relations between the two countries.
The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, meets with the South Sudanese counterpart, Beatrice Wani-Noah, to discuss efforts to boost bilateral relations between the two countries.
The Egyptian FM spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, said that the meeting revealed what the higher committee represents between the two countries which is an important step in the ongoing efforts to push cooperation between the two countries. This was aimed to improve cooperation in all fields to achieve the two countries' common interests.
The two parties agreed that Egypt will continue to give various sorts of assistance to South Sudan's vital sectors.
The Egyptian FM spokesman pointed out that the meeting included several issues and topics in the regional and international areas of common interest, foremost of which is the issue of the Renaissance Dam. In addition to the overall developments in the East African region, it was agreed that political consultations are held between the two countries during the coming period.
Earlier today, Alemayehu Tegenu, Ethiopia's ambassador to Russia, warned that "Egypt and Sudan are striving to politicize the construction of the Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, and are engaging third parties in the matter," to divert attention away from their internal conflicts.