November 18, 2012 / 1:42 PM / 5 years ago

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

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.

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

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

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