With the aim of consolidating diplomatic relations between Egypt and Saint Kitts and Nevis, a joint statement was signed on the 22nd of last September in New York.
The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Mr. Sameh Shoukry, and his counterpart from Saint Kitts and Nevis, Mr. Mark Brantley, met in New York and signed this joint statement; on the sidelines of the 76th period of sessions of the United Nations General Assembly.
Content of the joint statement between Egypt and Saint Kitts and Nevis:
The statement indicated that the two ministers discussed some ways to start bilateral relations and coordinate efforts and positions in international forums. They discussed areas of common interest and cooperation in facilitating travel between Saint Kitts and Nevis and Egypt. This will undoubtedly lead to a deepening of relations between the Caribbean and the MENA region; leading to improved business, trade and economic opportunities.
After this meeting, Brantley expressed in a post on his Facebook: “A diplomatic victory for St Kitts and Nevis as we took the step yesterday of formalizing diplomatic relations with an important nation Egypt. Truly an honour to meet with Egyptian Foreign Minister HE Sameh Shoukry; in the margins of UNGA76 in New York; and to discuss how our two nations can now create stronger ties #DiplomacyMatters”.
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