Egypt’s ambassador confers with Somali officials on bilateral relations

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Addis Ababa, 28 May 2014 (WIC) -Egypt's Ambassador in Mogadishu Mahmoud Aouf conferred on Tuesday 27/5/20147 with a number of Somali officials on bilateral relations and other regional issues of common interest.

Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ambassador Badr Abdel Aati said Aouf met with Mauritanian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on regional issues and the latest developments on the African arena.

The two sides discussed preparations for signing a number of memoranda of understanding on bolstering joint cooperation and drawing on Egypt's expertise in the various sectors.

The meetings come within the efforts exerted by the Egyptian government to help Somalia to settle the political and security problems.

Aouf also discussed with Mauritanian Minister of Sports and Youth the venue chosen by the Somali government to establish a training center for youths funded by the Egyptian Fund for Cooperation with Africa.

He also discussed with the Mauritanian justice minister boosting security cooperation, combating terror and training Somali policemen. (