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Turkish foreign minister meets with German counterpart in Egypt


Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan met on Saturday with his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock in Cairo to discuss Israel's attacks on Gaza, humanitarian aid to Palestinians, and evacuations from the embattled Gaza Strip.

The duo also addressed the situation in war-torn Ukraine and the Caucasus region of Karabakh, said diplomatic sources.

On Friday, the Israeli army gave over 1 million Gazans 24 hours to evacuate the strip's north for its south, despite warnings that this would cause a humanitarian disaster.

Later, Fidan is expected to be received by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and to meet with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

Through Saturday, Fidan is paying a two-day official visit to Egypt at Shoukry’s invitation.

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