International relations

Turkish FM ‘ready to meet’ Egyptian counterpart

                                                                                                                                    Photo: AA

Egypt must take some positive steps with regard to political prisoners, Turkey’s top diplomat has said, while repeating his readiness to meet with his Egyptian counterpart to discuss political ties.

“My statement that ‘I am ready to meet with Egypt’ is nothing new. But there is a fact that Egypt cannot go on like this. Egypt has to take positive steps. I can of course talks about these issues with my [Egyptian] counterpart. There is no problem in this,” Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told TRT in an interview on July 3.

“Our objective is not to punish and treat Egypt as an enemy. This is out of question. But we note it when there is something wrong,” he said – Daily News 


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