Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed on the importance of Egyptian-African relations within the Egyptian foreign policy and the importance of developing them, pointing out the importance of Egyptian diplomats specialization in African affairs.
The statements came during the meeting held by the Minister on Thursday with the Foreign Ministry members of the young diplomatic cadres.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said that the minister held an extensive dialogue with diplomats on several issues related to the priorities at home and abroad, as well as the most important foreign policy files in the light of the growing challenges facing Egypt regionally and internationally.
The foreign minister called on diplomats to do more to protect Egypt’s growing interests in a changing world and a region plagued by conflict.
At the end of the meeting, a discussion was held between FM Shoukry and members of the Ministry on a number of issues related to the working method and ways to develop them.