Egypt, GCC ink deal on political consultations mechanism

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Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Nayef Al-Hajraf ink deal on political consultations mechanism…reports Asian Lite News

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Nayef Al-Hajraf have signed a memo of understanding on the mechanism of political consultations between the two sides, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez tweeted.

Earlier, Shoukry and Al-Hajraf on Thursday discussed means of boosting relations between Egypt and the Gulf countries, as well as tackling a number of important regional and international issues, Hafez added.

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In December 2021, Egypt and the GCC launched for the first time the political consultation mechanism, when Al-Hajraf said that “Egypt-Gulf relations are pillars for regional security and stability,” Xinhua news agency reported.