Egypt's foreign minister said on Friday Cairo was hopeful that talks initiated by Qatar could agree on a ceasefire in Gaza before the start of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on his re-election on Wednesday.
During their phone conversation, Mr. Erdogan discussed the Gaza conflict and the humanitarian efforts being made to assist the civilian population.
The Turkish president emphasized the urgency of achieving a ceasefire as soon as possible.
The political relations between Egypt and Turkey have undergone significant fluctuations over the years, shaped by historical, regional, and ideological factors.
These two prominent Middle Eastern nations have shared periods of cooperation and rivalry, with their relationship currently characterized by a mixture of diplomacy, competition, and differing regional agendas.
In recent years, there have been diplomatic efforts to improve relations, including talks and diplomatic visits.
By Bruno Finel
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