Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed the Egyptian government's full commitment to organizing free and fair elections that prove Egypt's commitment to its democratic process.
This came during a meeting with Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière on Saturday on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The two ministers hailed the strong relations between the two countries especially in the field of security cooperation and confronting terrorism and extremism. Egypt takes part in The 54th Munich Security Conference that kicked off on Friday. The conference will last until February 18.
The conference agenda for the MSC 2018 will focus in particular on the future role of the European Union as a global actor and its relations with Russia as well as the United States. In addition، the growing threat to the liberal international order، the numerous conflicts in the Middle East – especially the deteriorating relations between the Gulf States – and political developments in the Sahel region will be discussed. Moreover، arms control issues will be a point of emphasis، in particular the tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program، APA reported.