Sisi, Macron discuss latest regional developments over phone
Friday، 11 September 2020 - 07:20 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Friday 11/09/2020 discussed in a phone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron the latest regional developments and means of fostering bilateral cooperation between the two countries at all levels.
During the phone conversation, the two leaders expressed their rejection of any escalations that harm the interest of Eastern Mediterranean countries, asserting that achieving security and stability in the region requires coordination between Cairo and Paris, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.
Concerning the Libyan crisis, Sisi and Macron renewed their firm stance on reaching a political solution to the Libyan issue, through putting an end to foreign interventions and the presence of armed militias in the war-torn Arab country, the spokesman added.
The two presidents welcomed any positive steps taken as part of constructive international efforts to seek a peaceful settlement to the Libyan conflict, including the Cairo Declaration initiative.
The two sides also underlined the importance of stepping up bilateral coordination to help the Lebanese government and people overcome the repercussions of the massive blast that rocked Beirut port area, as well as facing its political and economic challenges, with a view to preserving Lebanon's stability, sovereignty and unity.
Regarding the Middle East peace process, the pair agreed on the necessity of pushing forward international action to bring the Palestinians and Israelis back to the negotiating table, with the aim of finding a fair and comprehensive settlement to the Palestinian issue, in accordance with international references.