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Egypt's Sisi, Bahrain's King to Hold Talks on Tuesday

Mon 27 Jun 2022 | 02:29 PM
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King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, will receive Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and the accompanying delegation upon his arrival tomorrow, Tuesday, and hold talks to foster cooperation relations between the two countries.

"King Hamad bin Isa will hold talks with Egypt's Sisi on the distinguished historical bilateral relations between the two countries, in addition to the latest developments on the regional, Arab and international arenas," the Royal Court announced on Monday in a press release.

The statement read that "The Royal Court welcomes the honorable guest of the country and the accompanying delegation, wishing His Excellency a pleasant stay in his second country, the Kingdom of Bahrain."

The visit of His Excellency the Egyptian President to the Kingdom comes within the framework of strengthening the solid relations and supporting the existing areas of solid cooperation between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Arab Republic of Egypt, according to the press release.

The statement added that "The visit is based on the keenness of the leaderships of the two brotherly countries on everything that would develop these historical relations towards broader horizons for the benefit of the two brotherly peoples."

Earlier, Presidency Spokesperson Bassam Rady said that Sisi is heading today, Monday, on an external tour to pay an official visit to the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Bahrain.

“The tour comes within the framework of the specificity of the Egyptian-Gulf relations, and the cooperation ties between Egypt and the two countries at all levels,” Rady said.

During the tour, the president will also tackle consultation and coordination on various regional and international issues and crises of common concern during the current stage, which require concerted efforts to protect Arab national security and confront attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of Arab countries and destabilize them.