The main presidential candidate in Egypt promises to recognize Kosovo
Mursi stated that the Egyptian nation has always supported the independence of Kosovo and if he were to be elected President, the decision to recognize Kosovo will follow very soon.
He also expressed interest in furthering ties between the two countries, in particular now after the fall of Mubarak from power.
Even in another visit to Cairo of Kosovos Minister of Foreign Affairs, Enver Hoxhaj where he met the Egyptian presidential candidate, the latter had also promised at the time to recognize Kosovo if he would win the presidential bid.
Meanwhile, Beqir Ismaili, advisor to Minister Hoxha, during the meeting held today with Mursi, he informed him of the achievements of Kosovo and expressed the interest to further the cooperation between the two nations and countries.
Mohamed Mursi is a presidential candidate from Freedom and Justice Party that won the majority of votes in the last parliamentary elections.
In the first round of presidential elections, Mursi gained the highest percentage of votes, and in the second round, his rival will be Ahmed Shafiq, the last Prime Minister of Hosni Mubarak.
Polls have so far emerged Mohamed Mursi as the winner.