U.N.'s Ban to visit Egypt for talks on Monday

CAIRO Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:08pm IST

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon opens the high-level meeting on countering nuclear terrorism on the sidelines of the 67th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York September 28, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon opens the high-level meeting on countering nuclear terrorism on the sidelines of the 67th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York September 28, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid/Files

Related Topics

CAIRO (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Egypt on Monday for talks with the Egyptian president and other officials, the foreign ministry reported on Sunday.

It did not give details of his planned discussions, only saying he would talk about regional issues. Egypt is negotiating a truce over Gaza and President Mohamed Mursi, who Ban is due to meet on Tuesday, has said there were "some indications" that a deal could be soon.

(Reporting by Ayman Samir; Writing by Edmund Blair)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

GAZA CRISIS

WORLD SHOWCASE

U.S. defends Kerry

U.S. defends Kerry

U.S. officials defend Kerry from Israeli criticism.  Full Article 

Treaty Violated?

Treaty Violated?

U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks.  Full Article 

Gaining Ground

Gaining Ground

Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels.  Full Article 

Unifying CalL

Unifying Call

After Iraqi army crumbles, Maliki turns to state TV for help.  Full Article 

No Counter Action

No Counter Action

Lavrov says Russia will not respond in kind to Western sanctions.  Full Article 

Virus Outbreak

Virus Outbreak

Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died.  Full Article 

Ferry Disaster

Ferry Disaster

Associate of dead S.Korea ferry boss arrested, children due to give evidence.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage