​​​​​​​Egyptian Foreign Minister arrives to Damascus

The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, arrived today, to Damascus International Airport, on a visit that is the first in 12 years.

​​​​​​​Egyptian Foreign Minister arrives to Damascus
27 February 2023   06:05

The Egyptian Foreign Minister arrived to Damascus today, where he was received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Damascus government, Faysal al-Miqdad, in Damascus International Airport.

And the Egyptian authorities announced earlier today that, "President of the Republic, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, assigned the Minister of Foreign Affairs of heading to Syria and Turkey to offer condolences for the earthquake victims, and to convey a message of support and assistance to the two brotherly countries in the current humanitarian ordeal."

Shoukry's visit to Damascus came after a phone call between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Bashar Al-Assad.

This is the first visit by an Egyptian foreign minister to Damascus since the outbreak of the crisis in Syria in 2011.