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Egypt, Saudi Arabia reaffirm rejection of regional interference

Wednesday، 02 December 2020 - 11:56 AM
Egypt, Saudi Arabia reaffirm rejection of regional interference

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have reaffirmed their rejection for all forms of regional interference in Arab countries’ internal affairs and decried all attempts to destabilize the region and its security.


The  Egyptian-Saudi political consultation committee, which started its activities under the chairmanship of Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry  and his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan, issued its final communiqué on Tuesday 1/12/2020,   placing emphasis on the important role of Arab countries and the Arab League to solve all crises in the region under the relevant international resolutions and the international law   principles.


Both sides asserted that navigation in the Persian Gulf, Bab al-Mandab Strait and the Red Sea should be guaranteed freely without posing any threats to regional stability and security.


They probed a number of political issues of common interest and means to promote bilateral ties and cooperation in different fields between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.


They also discussed the latest regional and international developments as well as the Palestinian cause.


Saudi Arabia reaffirmed its full support for Egypt to reach a binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to maintain Cairo's water-related rights.


Egypt voiced backing for the kingdom on all measures taken for protection of national security, asserting that the security of the kingdom and the Persian Gulf is an integral part of Egypt’s national security.


Both sides rejected all forms of foreign interference in Libya, stressing the necessity to maintain Libya’s stability and territorial integrity.


They also discussed the repercussions of the coronavirus outbreak in Egypt and Saudi Arabia and great efforts exerted on this score.


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