President Zuma lauded the measures Egypt has taken to complete its democratic and constitutional structures and offered his congratulations on Egypt’s election to the AU Peace and Security Council as well as its membership in the UN Security Council. He stressed the importance of coordination and consultation between Egypt and South Africa on various issues as well as the need to strengthen bilateral ties in various fields.
The two presidents reviewed a number of issues that will be addressed at the AU Summit and discussed ways to bolster efforts to resolve ongoing conflicts in the African continent. They also discussed means to rally regional and international efforts to combat terrorism and extremist thought. This is in addition to promoting economic cooperation and trade between Egypt and South Africa.
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