Mubarak to Seek Economic Support during Visit to Spain

Published May 28th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Egyptian President Husni Mubarak starts Monday a visit to Spain where he will discuss with King Juan Carlos of Spain and Prime Minister Maria Aznar, ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation as well as the Middle East peace process, reported Sunday.  

Prime Minister Atef Ebeid was quoted as saying Saturday that Mubarak's visit to Spain comes in the context of his foreign tours which are aimed at enhancing development process in Egypt, indicating that Egypt needs Spain's support for its demands to Europe in the framework of the Egyptian European partnership agreement.  

"One of the files to be tackled during president Mubarak's visit is coordination with Spain as an important market for exporting our agricultural products," Ebeid added.  

The agency added that Mubarak would discuss ways of expanding cooperation in the field of oil exploration – 

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