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Salih arrives in Egypt to participate in Arab-EU summit

Iraq’s President Barham Salih arrived in Egypt on Saturday heading a delegation of ministers to participate in the Arab-EU summit.

"It is hoped that President Salih will meet on the sidelines of the summit to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh on the 24th and 25th of this month with a number of kings and heads of brotherly and friendly countries to discuss bilateral relations and ways to strengthen them and expand the horizons of joint cooperation," the Iraqi Media Network reported.

Iraq’s Foreign Minister Mohamed al-Hakim had previously expected that the summit discussions would include the development of Arab-European economic, trade and investment relations; the right of the Palestinian people to a state with Jerusalem as its capital; exchanging experiences in the field of technology; establishing joint projects; addressing climate problems; migration; strengthening cultural, artistic and tourism relations; and increasing trade exchange.