Asmaa al-Husseini، deputy editor-in-chief of state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper، said that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's remarks at the United Nations on the Renaissance Dam file are important at this time in the corridors of the international forum.
President Sisi’s step to open this file before the UN general assembly represents an important international diplomatic move، al-Husseini added in a statement to Sada ElBalad news website، pointing out that Egypt wanted to transfer the file from the corridors of Egypt، Sudan and Ethiopia to the international forum.
She pointed out that this Egyptian move is a sign to assure to the parties of the crisis as well as the international and regional parties that Egypt's policy has not changed and is based on respect of the principles of international law and treaties.
President Abd Al Fattah Al Sisi returned Cairo on Friday after participating in the 72nd session of the UN general assembly in New York.
Al-Sisi arrived last Sunday in New York to participate in the 72nd session of UN General Assembly.
Al-Sisi addressed the UN General Assembly Tuesday in its 72nd session، and delivered Egypt’s vision on global and regional issues and provided ways to achieve peace and stability in the world.
Al-Sisi said that it is impossible to imagine a regional or global regime without confronting terrorism and addressing all those who supply it with money or weapon.
The president stressed that the world should not sympathize with people who have double standards; those who harbor terrorism with one hand and fight it with the other.
“Egypt launched an initiative to renew the religious discourse to display the tolerant principles of Islam،” al-Sisi added.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pointed out that fighting terrorism was Egypt’s priority during its membership term of the UN Security Council.