Expioratory discussions between Egypt and Turkey, held in Cairo over the past two days, concluded Thursday, with the two sides agreeing to evaluate the outcome of this round of consultations and decide
on next steps.
The talks, which were led by Egypt’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hamdi Loza and Turkey’s Deputy Minister of
Foreign Affairs Sedat Önal, started on Wednesday at the headquarters of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The discussions were frank and deep, as they touched upon bilateral issues, as well as a number of regional issues, especially the situation in Libya, Syria and Iraq and the need to achieve peace and security in the Eastern Mediterranean region, according to a joint communique issued.
Egyptian and Turkish delegations started on Wednesday official talks focused on the measures that should to be taken to normalise relations between Cairo and Ankara.