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Egypt, Turkey conclude 'frank and in-depth' talks in Cairo

The Egyptian and Turkish deputy foreign ministers chaired two days of talks focused on bilateral and regional issues, including the war in Libya.
Diplomats meet in Cairo

Two days of high-level talks aimed at normalizing relations between Turkey and Egypt have ended without a breakthrough, but were praised by the regional heavyweights in a joint statement as “frank and in-depth.”

The talks in Cairo “addressed bilateral issues as well as a number of regional issues, in particular the situation in Libya, Syria, Iraq, and the need to achieve peace and security in the Eastern Mediterranean region,” the two countries said in a statement.   

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