FM warns of threats of any military operation in Rafah city

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reiterated in a phone call with his US counterpart Antony Blinken Egypt’s warning of threats of any military operation in Rafah city of the Gaza Strip, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman Ahmed Abou Zeid said.

Shoukry also asserted Egypt’s rejection to any attempts to displace Palestinian people out of their territories as well as attempts to liquidate the Palestinian cause.

The two ministers discussed joint efforts to enforce a truce as well as exchanging detainees in the Gaza Strip.

Blinken hailed Egypt’s efforts to mediate between Israel and Hamas as well as efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to the enclave.

They also discussed the latest development in the Red Sea region and its consequences on the international trade traffic in which Shoukry warned that expanding conflict in the region will threaten the stability, safety and interests of a number of states.

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