The foreign ministers of Egypt and Tunisia met in Tunis on Tuesday for the 15th session of the Political Consultation Committee between the two countries.
Egypt’s Sameh Shoukry and Tunisia’s Nabil Ammar discussed various matters of regional and international concern, foremost of which were the situation in Libya, the Palestinian issue, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Arab world’s efforts to help resolve the crises in Syria and Sudan.
The pair expressed their mutual praise for the progress made in developing relations between the two countries. They also stressed the need for ongoing consultation, coordination and cooperation on all issues of common concern, with the aim of upgrading those relations to the strategic level.
Ahmed Abu Zeid, the spokesman for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, said the talks touched on the high-level meetings that are set to take place between the two sides.
These include the Egyptian-Tunisian joint higher committee, headed by their respective prime ministers, and the Egyptian-Tunisian trade committee.
Shoukry also expressed his support for the efforts of Tunisian President Kais Saied in achieving stability in the country, consolidating the foundations of the new republic and seeking to create a better future for its people.