Egypt and South Korean Presidents Discuss Steps To Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Presidents of Egypt and South Korea held detailed discussions on key issues on how to improve bilateral relations between the two states.

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday met with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Ettihadeya Presidential Palace in Cairo, where they held bilateral talks, and exchanged views on various regional and international issues, Egypt Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.

Moon Jae-in is a first Korean President, who paid a visit to Egypt after 16 years, Rady said.

During the talks, Egyptian President Sisi stressed over activation of a comprehensive cooperative partnership between the two sides in order to use the experiences of South Korea, Rady added.

In his part, Jae-in expressed his happiness for visiting Egypt, and said his government is ready to continue consultations with Egyptian authorities on several fields.

“We are ready to pitch more Korean investments in major development and infrastructure projects in Egypt,” Jae-in added.

According to Rady, both the leaders held discussions on improving the economy, trade relations and the development of the railway sector.

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