|Date: 22/05/2012 Time: 10:39:00 PM
Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammad Kamel Amr
praised on Tuesday the strong relations between his country and Saudi Arabia,
stressing on Cairo's ability of overcoming all obstacles with Riyadh.
Amr said, at a news conference in the Egyptian Consulate in Jeddah, that
his meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal was fruitful and
positive, noting that exchange of views and ways to boost bilateral relations
were highlighted, among them the Palestinian crisis and Israeli-Palestinian
conflict and consequences of Israeli settlement policies.
Amr added that the meeting covered conditions of the Egyptian community in
Saudi Arabia, expressing gratitude to the support by the Kingdom and its
people during the Egyptian election period.
In response to Saudi investments in Egypt, Amr said strong bilateral
relations are more powerful than disputes, hailing the role of Saudi
investments in support of various sectors to Egypt's economy.
Regarding developments in Syria, the Egyptian minister said his country's
stance is clear from the start, which is rejecting all violence conducted by
the Syrian regime against its people.
Amr also called on the Syrian opposition to exerts efforts and unite all
parties inside and out to give more legitimacy to its cause, including the
support by UN-Arab League mission in Syria, led by Kofi Annan.
Regarding Iran's interference in Egypt, Amr said that Egypt is keen not
intervene in any country's internal affairs, in turn, any interference by any
country to Egypt's affairs is unacceptable.