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Prime Minister holds talks in Cairo with Speaker of Egyptian House of Representatives

Published the:  12/11/2017

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(TAP Special Correspondent - Aida Hichri) - Prime Minister Youssef Chahed had a meeting Sunday in Cairo with Speaker of the Egyptian House of Representatives Ali Abdel Aal.

The Prime Minister expressed Tunisia’s continuing commitment to raise the parliamentary relations between the two countries to higher levels.

In this regard, he hailed the role of the Tunisian-Egyptian parliamentary fraternity commission in achieving this goal, affirming the two countries’ solidarity to face the terrorist threats.

Chahed also emphasized the need to enhance bilateral co-ordination and consultation to enable both countries to meet the challenges and threats posed by the scourge of terrorism.

Youssef Chahed also commended the achievements of Egypt on the path of reform, construction and overall economic and social promotion.

He also welcomed the "positive dynamic" marking the Tunisian-Egyptian relations in the various areas of co-operation.

In this context, he highlighted the commonalities between the two peoples.

The Prime Minister also underscored the importance of the 16th session of the Tunisian-Egyptian High Joint Commission, saying it "represents a new opportunity to evaluate the process of bilateral co-operation between the two countries and to identify ways to boost it in all areas.”

He also expressed satisfaction at the level of consultation and co-ordination between the two countries around the various challenges imposed by the situation in the region and most issues of common interest.

Chahed said it is imperative to continue bilateral co-ordination and consultation to accelerate the political resolution of crises in the region, particularly with regard to the Libyan issue.