Sun, 08/07/2012 -
nformed sources said that the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, will be outstation second, Dr. Mohamed Morsi, President of the Republic, visited the head Egypt's delegation at the African Summit to be held on 15 and 16 July, after a few days of the visit of President Mercy to Saudi Arabia.
The sources told «Egyptian today»: «The arrangements are underway to prepare for the upcoming visit of President Mohamed Morsi to Addis Ababa early next week».
For its part, stressed Ambassador Mona Omar, Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs, the importance of participation of President Mercy in the African Summit next, which is the first post of President of Egypt in the African summit in the permanent headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa since the failed attempt to assassinate former President Hosni Mubarak in 1995.
Said Ambassador Mona Omar told «Egyptian today»: «The participation of President Mercy at the summit a letter addressed to the African continent and the world that Egypt is in the era of the new presidency intends to play an influential and effective in the continent, and played an influential role and effectively in all African issues».
The U.S. diplomat said the visit of President Mercy to Addis Ababa will be the first visit to the Egyptian president to the headquarters of the African Union after the transformation of the Organization of African Unity into the Union, noting that it is expected that the President shall convene a bilateral meetings with a large number of presidents and African leaders participating in the summit.
She said: «is expected to meet President Mercy with Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi», pointing out that Zenawi initiated after the revolution of January 25 in Egypt to announce the postponement of the ratification of the Convention on the «Entebbe», signed by 6 of the Nile Basin countries and rejected by Egypt and Sudan , to elect a new president in Egypt.
Mona Omar confirmed that the completion of this meeting between President Meles Zenawi and the Mursi, the index of the existence of a genuine desire to Cairo reaching out to Addis Ababa for closer cooperation in all fields.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs: «The Cairo is seeking to find a compromise formula with all Nile Basin countries to achieve universal access to water from the Nile».
The Ambassador Mona Omar to the African Summit that will discuss the theme of strengthening the bilateral trade between the countries of the continent, as well as issues related to peace and security in African countries led by the Somali problem and the situation in the Sahel and Sahara.
In response to a question about whether Egypt was settled its position for the presidential election the African Union Commission, Ambassador stressed that Egypt is seeking to achieve compatibility of Africa and the lack of a new division, as happened at the summit of the African past. http://www.almasryalyoum.com/node/972081
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