On Monday, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed with Comoros’ President Osman Gazaly bilateral relations and means of fostering them, according to Ahmed Hafiz, the spokesman for the Foreign Affairs Minister.
“At today’s meeting Shoukry handed Egypt’s president’s message for Comoros leader,” he said adding that “the message was devoted to the strengthening of bilateral relations and African issues.”
In this regard, the Foreign Minister emphasized the depth of the Egyptian-Comoros relations, appreciating the existing political will on both sides, the spokesman said.
In the same context, Hafiz revealed that the two top officials also tackled a number of continental and regional files of mutual interest.
In an official statement by the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hafez explained that Shoukry conveyed during the meeting the message that President Sisi sent to the President of Comoros regarding the developments of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) Failed negotiations and Egypt’s stance in this issue, taking into account the leading Comoros role in the African Union Breuer.
Lately, President Sisi has firmly assured that the water issue is of “the utmost significance” to the Egyptians given that it is a matter of national security.