President Mohamed Morsi received yesterday 29/7/2012 the foreign ministers of Libya and Tunisia. In a statement, Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr said that the meeting came within the framework of efforts by the three countries for coordinating stances in the political, economic, security and cultural fields. The meeting also tackled tightening control over borders and probing the security situation in the Sahel and Sahara region, Amr affirmed.
The top diplomat added that President Morsi discussed with the foreign ministers of Libya and Tunisia the cancellation of entry visas among the three countries following the stability of security conditions. This experiment will be generalized if proved to be successful to cover all Arab countries.
The Foreign Minister said the three countries will discuss providing free movement for citizens among the three countries and solving the consular problems among them.
The meeting of the three foreign ministers in Cairo Sunday has mainly taken up the economic cooperation file as the current level of cooperation can be doubled, Amr said at a joint press conference.
The three countries also enjoy tourist potentials, Amr said, adding they also tackled cultural cooperation and border issues to allow the free movement of persons and business.
In a related context, President Mohamed Morsi met on Sunday 29/7/2012 with Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi.
The Omani envoy conveyed to Morsi a verbal message from Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman congratulating him on winning the presidency and stressing the depth of Egyptian-Omani relations.