Egypt backs a political solution to crisis in Syria

Cairo, SANA – Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri stressed his country’s stance towards Syria and its continued efforts to reach a political solution to the crisis in the country in a way that preserves the state’s territorial integrity and safety in accordance with UN Security Council’s resolutions, especially resolution No. 2254.

Shukri made his remarks during a meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, in Cairo.

In a statement issued on Monday, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Ahmed Abu Zeid, noted that Shukri affirmed that political solution in Syria should take into account the will and aspirations of the Syrian people.

De Mistura, for his part, briefed Shukri on the regional and international efforts exerted to push forward the political process and maintain the stability of the de-escalation zones.


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