Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Thursday Djibouti Minister for Foreign affairs and International cooperation Mohamed Ali Youssef, at El-Etehadiya presidential palace, according to Presidency spokesman ambassador Bassam Radi.
The Djiboutian minister handed over President Sisi a written message form Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh on ways to boost ties between both countries at all levels.
In the message, the Djibouti president hailed Sisi’s wise leadership, expressing confidence that Egypt would succeed in promoting Africa Joint frameworks in the light of its current presidency of the African Union (AU), through achieving the continental integration.
On his part, Sisi sent his greetings to the Djiboutian president, praising deep historic ties between between both countries reflected in the consensus of views and positions towards many Arab, African and international issues.
“Djibouti is Egypt’s key partner in region, “ Sisi said, affirming Egypt’s keenness to further strengthen relations between the two countries, in light of Dijibouti major role in achieving the objectives of economic development, security and stability in the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea.
“They agreed on holding the meetings of the 5th Egypt-Djibouti joint committee as soon as possible,” Radi said.
Moreover, the meeting tackled ways to enhance bilateral relations, especially in the economic, trade and security fields; in addition to important files related AU and regional issues.