Sisi to Abdul Mahdi: Egypt will continue to support the Iraqi government
09:27 - 23/04/2019
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- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday praised the continuous development of relations between Egypt and Iraq, stressing Egypt's continued support for the Iraqi government.
The Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram said in a news item that Al-Sisi confirmed during a telephone call he received yesterday evening from Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi that Egypt will continue to support the Iraqi government and work to develop bilateral relations in various fields.
Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radhi said that the contacts dealt with means of enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in light of the outcome of the Egyptian-Iraqi-Jordanian summit held in Cairo last March.
The two sides also agreed on the importance of enhancing joint Arab action to face regional challenges and common threats, thus contributing to strengthening solidarity and solidarity among Arab countries.
For his part, the Iraqi prime minister congratulated the Egyptian people on the occasion of holding a referendum on the constitutional amendments successfully, praising the positive developments witnessed by Egypt at all levels. Ending / 25