Egypt's Sisi ratifies agreement transferring Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

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Posted: Jun 24, 2017 11:58 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a maritime demarcation agreement that sees his country cede sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, the government said in a statement on Saturday.

(Reporting by Ahmed Aboulenein: editing by Patrick Markey)