Sissi congratulates Aleksandar Vucic on his 2nd term as Serbian president

CAIRO – April 21, 2022: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday congratulated his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic on winning another term in the country’s latest presidential election.

In a phone call initiated by Sisi, the Egyptian leader highlighted his country’s historic relations with Serbia, particularly with regard to the Non-Aligned Movement, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said.

He also affirmed Egypt’s aspiration to strengthen bilateral cooperation mechanisms between the two friendly countries at all levels.

The two leaders also discussed boosting trade and developing bilateral economic cooperation; in a manner consistent with the distinguished political relations between Egypt and Serbia.

At the same time, the Serbian leader expressed his gratitude to President Sisi for the phone call, affirming his country’s desire to carry out coordination and consultation with Egypt in various fields.

Vucic added that Serbia is looking forward to promoting its relations with Egypt in light of Cairo’s central role under Sisi’s leadership in laying the foundations for stability and security in the Middle East, the Mediterranean region and in Africa.

He also highlighted Egypt’s successful and appreciated efforts to end the threat of illegal immigration through its territories to Europe.

The phone call touched on ways to develop bilateral relations, especially at the economic, investment and trade levels, in addition to tourism-related cooperation, the spokesperson said.

The two presidents also sounded out the latest developments on a number of regional and international issues of common concern, he added.

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