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Egyptian president seeks Buhari's collaboration on fighting terrorism


The President of Egypt, Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi, has called on the Nigeria’s president-elect, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, on concerted effort to fight terrorism towards enhancing the security and stability of the African Continent..

Sisi, who officially invited Buhari in a telephone conversation, also congratulated him on his victory in the general elections.

The statement was made available to cyboknews on Tuesday, by Egyptian Presidency’s Spokesman, Amb Alaa Youssef, through the embassy’s Head of Press and Information, Ahmed Maher, in Abuja.

“The President of Egypt, Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi, yesterday, called the President-elect of Nigeria, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, to congratulate him for his success in the Nigerian Presidential Election.
“During the call, they discussed the bilateral relationship between the two countries and agreed on the importance of this relationship and the need to develop it on various levels. They also agreed to have more dialogue and coordination on the African level for the interest of the continent which Egypt gives a priority.

“Sisi also officially invited Buhari to visit Egypt in order to hold talks about how to strengthen the bilateral relationship and international common interests like fighting terrorism and enhancing the security and the stability of the continent for the desired development of its people,” the statement read.