Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Croatian counterpart, Gordan Grlić Radman, discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
During a phone call Monday, the two sides also discussed a number of issues and files of mutual interest between the two countries.
In a statement issued by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, it was said that the two sides discussed the follow-up to the results of Radman’s visit to Egypt in March 2021.
Ministers expressed the importance of continuing to work on the development of the various bilateral cooperative relations. This would be carried out in addition to continuing joint coordination to achieve the interests and visions of the two states.
Shoukry indicated Egypt’s interest in strengthening economic and trade relations between the two countries. This is particularly in light of the changing investment climate and the economic reforms implemented by the government.
Ministers also discussed the importance of discussing ways to leverage each other’s experiences to address the new coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and mitigate its social and economic repercussions.
Shoukry reviewed developments related to the Ethiopian Great Renaissance (GERD) dam file, as well as his recent African tour to confirm Egypt’s position on the matter.