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4 mar 2014 - Egypt’s FM meets his Sudanese counterpart
Egypt’s FM Nabil Fahmy met on Monday, March 3, with Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti who arrived in Cairo on Monday for a one-day visit – his first since last summer's ouster of elected president Mohamed Morsi.
They discussed regional issues of mutual concern and means of pushing Egypt-Sudan relations forward. The meeting also tackled a number of other files of joint interest including the Ethiopian nahda (renaissance) dam.
For his part, Karti asserted his country's keenness on the stability of Egypt and the welfare of its people, saying that it is part of the stability of Sudan and the welfare of the Sudanese people, stressing his country’s faith of the importance of the positive role of Egypt in the stability of the Arab and African regions and the international peace.
4 mar 2014 - Attacks on police officers continue in Egypt
A funeral was held on Monday, March 3, for a police officer in the Upper Egyptian city of Beni Suef, who was gunned down by unknown assailants in front of a currency exchange office while he was on his way to work.
Attacks on security personnel continued in four Egyptian cities on Monday, with one police officer shot dead and another hospitalized with severe gunshot wounds.
Hassan Sayed, a police officer in the Upper Egyptian city of Beni Suef, was gunned down by unknown assailants in front of a currency exchange office while he was on his way to work, according to an official source from the interior ministry, state-run MENA reported.
In Giza, west of Cairo, a police officer was severely injured when he was shot by unknown assailants. The officer was sent to the hospital shortly after the attack.