Phone conversation of Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsaknayan with Foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh Shoukry

19 May, 2020

On May 19, Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan had a phone conversation with Sameh Shoukry, the Foreign Minister of Egypt.

The counterparts exchanged views on the steps being undertaken at national level to address the challenges posed by Covid-19.

Commending the dynamics of dialogue between Armenia and Egypt, the Foreign Ministers reiterated their mutual willingness to continue steps aimed at the further expansion of the bilateral agenda.

Among other directions of collaboration, the sides particularly emphasized the importance of steps to fully utilize the potential of cooperation in pharmaceuticals, alternative energy, information technologies, innovation, agriculture, and other spheres. In this context, the counterparts also highlighted the activities of the Armenian-Egyptian intergovernmental commission.

The Foreign Ministers also touched upon the issues of cooperation within multilateral frameworks, including the African Union, the EAEU and the UN.

During the phone conversation, Foreign Ministers Mnatsakanyan and Shoukry exchanged views on the situation in the region, as well as on a wide range of issues of mutual interest and importance, reaffirming the readiness of Armenia and Egypt to closely cooperate based on historically traditional friendship.

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