Egypt: President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi to attend AU summit

Cairo, Egypt (PANA) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi is due in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Friday to attend the 26th ordinary session of the Assembly of the African Union to be held over the weekend.

According to Egyptian presidency spokesperson, Alaa Youssef, the president's participation at the summit centres on Egypt's desire to strengthen its ties with different African countries.

President Al-Sissi will present to the Assembly, in his capacity as chair of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change, the results of the Paris UN Climate Conference (COP21).
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28 january 2016 19:11:58

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