President Isaias Arrives in Egypt to meet with President el-Sisi

Photo: President Isaias arriving in Cairo to attend el-Sisi’s Presidential inauguration in 2014

President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo International Airport today who was received at the airport by Sherif Ismail, Egypt’s President of the Council of Ministers.

President Isaias is expected to meet with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and other senior Egyptian officials to discuss ways to strengthen relations.

The visit aims to build on the historical relations between the two countries to develop bilateral cooperation and coordination of efforts and visions on issues of common concern.

The visit comes amid rising Egyptian and Saudi Arabian tensions over Syria and the subsequent thawing of Saudi and Ethiopian relations.

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