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Egypt warns of the expansion of the conflict in the region


Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry warned of the expansion of the conflict in the region as a result of the ongoing

Thu 01 Feb 2024 | 08:00 PM
Egypt warns of the expansion of the conflict in the region
Egypt warns of the expansion of the conflict in the region
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Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry warned of the expansion of the conflict in the region as a result of the ongoing military operations in the Red Sea and their impact on global shipping. These statements came during a phone call Shoukry made with British House of Commons MP David Lammy, shadow foreign minister for the opposition Labor Party.

Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid, the official spokesman and director of the Public Diplomacy Department at the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said in a statement that Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received a phone call today from British House of Commons MP David Lammy, shadow foreign minister for the opposition Labor Party, who discussed the situation in the Gaza Strip.

In a related context, the dialogue touched on the increasing tensions in the region against the backdrop of the continuing war in the Gaza Strip, and its risks to the future stability of the region. In this context, Sameh Shoukry expressed Egypt's deep concern as a result of the military operations taking place at the southern entrance to the Red Sea and their impact on international shipping traffic, warning of the dire consequences resulting from expanding the conflict in the region.

The official spokesman concluded his statements, noting that the two sides also stressed the importance of finding the appropriate political horizon to resolve the current crisis from its roots in a sustainable manner, as the Foreign Minister stressed the necessity of launching a serious peace process, with a specific time frame aimed at establishing an independent Palestinian state on the basis of the two-state solution, from In order to achieve coexistence and stability in the region.