Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry is paying an official visit to Cyprus on Thursday, following an invitation by Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos.
According to a statement by the foreign ministry, Shoukry will have a private meeting with Kombos, followed by extended consultations with the participation of delegations of the two ministries.
After the consultations, the two ministers will make statements to the media, followed by a working lunch organised by Kombos.
The discussions will focus on bilateral relations and the further deepening of cooperation between Cyprus and Egypt, the latest developments in the Cyprus issue, as well as regional developments, with a focus on the situation in the Middle East.
Earlier on Thursday morning, Shoukry will be received by President Nikos Christodoulides.