The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia affirmed that the normalization of relations between Egypt and Turkey will benefit the region.
In a statement on Tuesday/Wednesday night, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Kingdom’s welcome to raise diplomatic relations between Cairo and Ankara to ambassadors.
The statement praised this step, “which will be reflected positively in enhancing security and peace at the regional and international levels and serving common interests, in a way that achieves the aspirations of the countries and peoples of the region,” according to what was reported by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Cairo and Ankara would raise diplomatic relations between them to ambassadors.
According to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry’s statement, Egypt nominated Ambassador Amr Al-Hamami as its ambassador to Ankara, while Turkey nominated Ambassador Salih Mutlu Shin as its ambassador to Cairo.