By Omer Tugrul Cam
BRUSSELS (AA) – European Council President Charles Michel said Wednesday that the European Union welcomed the ongoing dialogue process between the governments of Egypt and Turkey.
According to a statement by the council, Michel held a phone call with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and the two discussed bilateral ties along with regional issues, security and stability in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The statement said that stability in the Eastern Mediterranean would be in the interest of the EU and the European organization welcomed the dialogue between Ankara and Cairo.
Michel and al-Sisi also tackled the peace process in the Middle East, with the former thanking the latter for the cease-fire efforts in the context of Israel and the Palestinian resistance group Hamas.
Also, both leaders stated that stability in war-weary Libya would serve both countries' interests and it was important to support the national unity government of Libya.
*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas