CAIRO, Sep 8: The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El- Sisi praised, on Wednesday, the “important role” played by the State of Kuwait and its leadership in dealing with issues facing the Arab World. “The security of the Gulf region is connected with the Egyptian national security,” El-Sisi stressed. This came during a meeting held between President El-Sisi and Kuwait Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, where he delivered a written message from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, the spokesman of the Egyptian Presidency Ambassador Bassam Radhi said in a statement. In the letter, His Highness the Amir “expressed the Kuwaiti government and people’s pride of the strong historical ties, relations uniting both countries and its people in various fields,” the spokesman said in its statement.
It also expressed Kuwait’s appreciation for the strategic Egyptian role in protecting Arab national security and defending the issues of the Arab nation, as well as Egypt’s tireless efforts to consolidate security, stability and development at the regional and international levels”. In a reply to the message, President El-Sisi extended his greeting to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, stressing on the “privacy” of the rooted and fruitful bilateral relations, coordination between the two countries toward issues of mutual concerns at international and regional forums.
President El-Sisi stressed also the keenness of his country to develop the standing bilateral cooperation to achieve the interest of the people of both countries, and other Arab Nations. In the presence of Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Kuwait Ambassador to Cairo Mohammad Al-Thuwaikh, the meeting witnessed discussions on various aspects of bilateral relations in light of the upcoming meeting of the joint committee between the two countries. They also discussed latest developments on the Arabic and regional scenes, especially the situation in Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and Afghanistan.