Turkish President Erdogan Visits Egypt, Signs Joint Declaration with Al-Sisi


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in Egypt on Wednesday 14 February, marking his first visit to the country since 2012.  During the visit, President Erdoğan and his Egyptian counterpart, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, held discussions aimed at normalizing relations and strengthening bilateral cooperation. The two leaders signed a joint declaration, highlighting their commitment to fostering closer ties between the two nations. They emphasized the historical and cultural connections between Egypt and Turkey, expressing their desire to open a new chapter of collaboration. As part of the visit, the Egyptian and Turkish leaders discussed regional issues, including Gaza, Libya, and Sudan. They emphasized the need for collaboration to address these challenges effectively.  In relation to Gaza, they pledged their support for a ceasefire, humanitarian aid, and resistance against attempts to displace Palestinians. President Erdoğan expressed Turkey’s readiness to support Egypt in rebuilding Gaza, offering cooperation to alleviate the humanitarian crisis and promote peace and stability in the region.  Regarding Libya and their cooperation, the leaders discussed how to contribute to stability, the removal of militias, and reconstruction efforts. The visit and the declarations mark a shift in relations between Egypt…

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