The Egyptian foreign minister communicates with members of the US Congress regarding the Renaissance Dam and Libya

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Over the past few days, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has communicated through a number of telephone contacts with several members of the American Congress in both the House and Senate and the Republican and Democratic parties, in the context of continuous communication with the American side at all levels of decision-making and impact.


The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Hafez, stated that the contacts included both Republican Senator "Lindsey Graham", Chairman of the Judicial Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Foreign Operations Approvals, and Republican Senator "James Rich", Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as well as Democratic Representative "Ted". Deutsch, Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee on International Terrorism, and Democrat Karen Pace, Chair of the Subcommittee on Africa for the Foreign Affairs Committee and Chair of the Assembly of Representatives of African Descent, and Representative Michael McCallThe leader of the Republican minority in the Foreign Affairs Committee in the House of Representatives, where the overall talks witnessed discussions on aspects of strategic relations that bring the two countries together in various political, economic and security areas, and convergence of the interests of the two countries on many bilateral and regional issues, as well as ways for Congress to support the important strategic partnership that brings together Egypt and the states United.

Hafez said the foreign minister exchanged views with members of Congress, through the contacts, on a number of regional and international issues, where it reviewed the Minister Shukri the Egyptian vision to deal with the various crises facing the Middle East, and the role played by Egypt to promote stability and to reach a political other solutions The region's files, as well as ways to address the negative role of some countries in destabilizing the region's security and stability. This, and the contacts already touched on many issues such as the developments of the Renaissance Dam file, the latest developments in Libya, Syria, and the Palestinian issue.