Egypt's newly-appointed Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr is set to visit Turkey later this week in his first foreign trip after assuming office on July 17, Amr's top aide said Sunday.
The Egyptian foreign minister will arrive in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Wednesday, accompanied by a group of high level Egyptian diplomats to discuss developments in the region, said Ahmad Fathallah, first undersecretary of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Fathallah also said importance of the role Turkey played in the Middle East had grown significantly over the past couple of years.
Amr is expected to proceed to Germany after concluding his contacts in Turkey on Friday.
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