Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, discussed regional issues with Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa in Al-Manama on Sunday. During the meeting Shoukry and King Hamad stressed the necessity of mutual work methods and unifying the Arab world.
They also asserted the importance of countering regional interventions in Arab affairs. Shoukry headed to Bahrain on Saturday to attend the meeting of the 10th round of Egyptian-Bahraini mutual committee.
Shoukry also met with his Bahraini counterpart Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, according to a statement from the foreign ministry spokesperson Ahmed Hafez.
Hafez said that Shoukry praised Bahraini efforts for boosting Arab cohesion and mutual work, as well as supporting Egypt in all levels.
For his part, the Bahraini minister praised the strong ties connecting both countries, stressing his country’s keenness on boosting bilateral relations with Egypt in all fields.
According to the statement, discussions between the two ministers addressed means of boosting bilateral cooperation. They also discussed the outcomes of the former round of the committee which was held in April 2016.
The two ministers discussed the major regional issues, countering terrorism, and the foreign interventions in Arab affairs. Shoukry stressed Egypt’s support for Bahrain’s stability and security.