President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi affirmed Egypt’s pride in the distinguished relations it has with Brazil, and aspiration to develop relations between the two countries in various fields, in order to benefit from the diverse capabilities of the two countries, especially in light of the Brazilian development experience, and the strategic importance that Brazil represents for Egypt as an important trading partner. in Latin America.
This came during President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s reception today, Hamilton Mourao, Vice President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, in the presence of Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Antonio Patriota, Brazilian Ambassador in Cairo.
The official spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic, Ambassador Bassam Rady, stated that the Brazilian Vice President conveyed to President Sisi the greetings of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, praising the tangible progress achieved by Egypt during the past years in terms of economic reform and achieving comprehensive development, and affirming his appreciation for what brings the two friendly countries together in terms of Strong ties at the political and economic levels, and Brazil’s keenness to advance bilateral cooperation between the two countries, especially in the economic, commercial and military fields.
For his part, President El-Sisi asked to convey his greetings to the Brazilian President.
The official spokesman added that the meeting witnessed consensus on enhancing cooperation between the two countries in various fields, especially in the military, security, commercial and economic fields, in addition to benefiting from investment opportunities available in Egypt and encouraging Brazilian tourism to Egyptian tourist destinations.
The two sides also affirmed their keenness to continue coordination in international forums, especially in light of the two friendly countries’ vision agreement on all international and regional issues, including issues of disarmament and non-alignment, as well as expressing the interests and visions of developing countries in international forums as they are among the most influential countries. in promoting regional stability in their geographical surroundings.
During the meeting, the Brazilian Vice President was keen to see the latest developments in the regional situation in the Middle East in light of the pivotal role of Egypt in the region under the leadership of President Sisi, where views were exchanged regarding the Palestinian issue and developments in Libya and Tunisia. The Egyptian continuous efforts to maintain regional security and achieve security and stability for all countries in the region.
Views were also exchanged on the latest developments regarding the Renaissance Dam issue, including the issuance of the recent presidential statement by the UN Security Council, which called for the compliance of all parties to reach a legally binding filling and operating agreement within a short period, as the Brazilian Vice President affirmed in this context his country’s understanding. The importance of the flow of the Nile River to Egypt for the Egyptian water and food security.
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The article by President El-Sisi confirming the aspiration to develop relations with Brazil in various fields was written in Al Borsa newspaper.