Le Parisien: Macron arrives in Cairo and holds consultations with President Sisi today

The French newspaper Le Parisien said that French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in Cairo within hours and meet with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to hold important consultations related to developments in the ongoing war in the Gaza Strip between the Palestinian factions and the occupation forces.

Macron’s visit to Cairo comes after a tour that included Jordan and Israel, during which he discussed ways to reduce the escalation and reach a conclusion Humanitarian truce In efforts initiated by the Egyptian state through the Cairo Peace Summit, which was held on Saturday in the Administrative Capital.

Yesterday evening, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, accompanied by the ministers of the Arab Group who were in New York, met with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, on the sidelines of the Security Council’s high-level open discussion session on the situation in the Middle East, especially the Palestinian issue..

The Foreign Ministry spokesman said that the meeting witnessed a frank discussion between the Arab ministers and the US Secretary of State about the deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip as a result of the continued aerial bombardment against civilians and the policy of siege and starvation..

During the meeting, Sameh Shoukry was keen to reaffirm Egypt’s position calling for the need to contain the current crisis, by demanding an immediate ceasefire, preventing entering into a vicious circle of violence whose scope may extend to include other parts of the region, and categorically rejecting any attempts aimed at liquidating the country. The Palestinian issue is based on calls for displacement or policies of forced displacement of the Palestinian people in violation of all provisions of international humanitarian law..

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