Somalia and Egypt Presidents held talks to eradicate terrorism

Somalia and Egypt Presidents who met in Algiers have agreed on to boost all efforts in fighting “Terrorism”.

Villa Somalia said the meeting ended with positive results and described it as a productive meeting between the two leaders.

The President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, held meetings with his egyptian counterpart Abdifatah El-sisi on the margins of the Arab League Summit in Algiers, Algeria.

A statement by the Villa Somalia said Hassan Sheikh held a productive meeting with Egyptian President Abdelfattah El-Sisi, where the two leaders discussed the Somali governments’ priorities in fighting international terrorism and Egypt’s indispensable role in advancing regional peace and prosperity.

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said in a twitter post the meeting was “fruitful” and the ongoing war against the international terrorism was among the center of their discussion.

President El-Sisi noted Egypt’s readiness to continue providing support to Somalia to build and strengthen state institutions, effectuate various aspects of bilateral cooperation, particularly at the economic and trade levels, and provide humanitarian and relief assistance to address drought crises and to train Somali technical personnel.

The president of Somalia stressed Somalia’s keenness to strengthen consultation and coordination with Egypt on various regional issues of mutual interest, as well as to develop bilateral cooperation on various levels. He highlighted the historical ties between the two countries at the official and popular levels and lauded Egypt’s historical role in supporting Somalia in various fields.

The meeting followed-up on the outcome of the Somali president’s visit to Cairo last July with hopes of strengthening various aspects of bilateral relations. This is in addition to exchanging views on regional developments of mutual interests related to the security of the Red Sea.

The Somali president also reviewed the latest developments in his country, steps taken to restore security and stability in Somalia  and ways to overcome the various challenges, mainly the threat of terrorism.

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