French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, met on Thursday, his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry, on the sidelines of G20 Summit, scheduled to kick off, tomorrow, Friday in Osaka.
Speaking to reporters afterwards, Le Drian described the talks as “positive and friendly”.
It is worthy to note that Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron will partake in this two-day global platform.
It will be the first G20 summit to be hosted in Japan.
The G20 membership comprises a mix of the world’s largest advanced and emerging economies, which represent two-thirds of the world’s population.
The members of G20 are: Japan, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, China, Germany, France, Italy, India, Korea, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, the United states (US), the European Union (EU), The United Kingdom (UK).