CAIRO - 19 March 2020: Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Monday received a phone call from his Norwegian counterpart Ine Marie Eriksen Soreid.
During the call, Shoukry expressed Egypt's eagerness to develop the distinguished relations with Norway, asserting Egypt's appreciation to the path of cooperation between the two friendly nations, according to Foreign Minister Spokesman Ahmed Hafez.
He called for building on the progress achieved in promoting bilateral relations over the past years in various political, economic and development domains.
Shoukry and Soreid tackled regional situations of mutual concern, a top of which is the developments of the Palestinian cause in light of the necessity of reaching a comprehensive and just solution through backing efforts meant to restoring momentum to the political process.
The ministers reviewed the underway preparations for holding the upcoming meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), which serves as the principal policy-level coordination mechanism for international assistance offered to the occupied Palestinian territories.
Slate for June 2, the meeting is set to be held via the video conference.
Meanwhile, the top-diplomats reviewed efforts meant to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and agreed on the importance of continuing coordination and cooperation to ease the impact of the crisis at all levels.