KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 (Bernama) -- Egypt Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Nabil Al
Arabi has agreed to help the humanitarian aid vessel, Spirit of Rachel Corrie,
to dock at the Port of Al Arish.
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said today that he and Al Arabi will
discuss the matter during the upcoming 16th Ministerial Meeting of the Non-
aligned Movement in Bali on Wednesday.
"I have spoken to Dr Nabil requesting his assistance to expedite the
issuance of approval from the Egyptian Authorities for the vessel to dock at the
"Dr Nabil has agreed to assist in the matter," he said in a statement here.
Anifah said the Malaysian Embassy in Cairo and its officials at the Port of
Al Arish will continue to assist the 12 volunteers aboard the ship and the crew.
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