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Cairo – Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is heading to Kuwait on Sunday on an official two-day visit, to meet with Prince Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, as well as to continue consultation and coordination on various regional and international issues of mutual interest.

The Egyptian president is scheduled to visit Bahrain after Kuwait where he will hold bilateral talks with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

This is Sisi’s second visit to Kuwait since he became president in June 2014.

An Egyptian diplomatic source said that the President’s visit will last for two days and reflects the brotherly relations between the two countries. It also aims at continuous consultations between the two countries on the development of their bilateral relations at all levels.

Both leaders are scheduled to discuss ways to strengthen the unity of Arab countries and enhancing their ability to protect their common interests, as well as ways to stand against all attempts of foreign intervention.

The Egyptian president is scheduled to head to Bahrain to meet with King Hamad to discuss developing bilateral relations between the two countries and to address all attempts of external intervention.

Both visits aim to follow up on bilateral partnerships, reviewing updates on regional conditions, and to confirm the strength of bilateral relations.

Meanwhile, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Ahmed Abu Zeid announced that FM Sameh Shoukry received his Eritrean counterpart Osman Saleh Mohammed and Eritrean Presidential Adviser Yemane Gebreab.

During the meeting, they discussed issues of common interest in addition to means of developing bilateral relations.

Abo Zeid added that the area is facing many challenges that require the cooperation and coordination between the two countries. He also said both the Eritrean FM and presidential advisor stressed during the meeting their appreciation for the high level cooperation between the two countries.

The two Eritrean officials also reviewed with the Egyptian FM the current crisis in the region especially the situation in South Sudan amid the difficult humanitarian situations.

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