Egypt - Foreign Affairs

In Photos: Sisi starts visit to Beijing to meet with President Xi and attend China-Arab forum

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi arrived on Tuesday in Beijing on the start of a state visit to China to meet with President Xi Jinping and attend the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum.

Shoukry to attend China-Arab Cooperation Forum in Beijing

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry departed from Brussels to Beijing on Monday to attend the 10th Ministerial Conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum, according to the Egyptian foreign ministry.

Sisi affirms to US Congress members the need for Gaza war cessation, 2-state solution

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi affirmed to a delegation from the US Congress today the importance of ending the ongoing Israeli war in Gaza and implementing the two-state solution to ensure regional peace.

China to host Sisi, Arab leaders to 'issue common voice' on Palestinian cause: Beijing

China will host President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and several other Arab leaders this week to "issue a common voice between China and Arab countries on the Palestinian cause," according to Vice Foreign Minister Deng Li, as quoted by AFP.

Egypt condemns Israel 'deliberate' deadly strikes on Rafah displacement tents

Cairo strongly condemned the deadly Israeli airstrikes on tents housing displaced civilians in the southern Gaza city of Rafah on Sunday, calling for immediate international intervention to secure a ceasefire.

Brussels Arab-European Ministerial Meeting supports immediate ceasefire in Gaza and the two-State Solution

Arab and European Ministers issued a joint statement following their meeting in Brussels, in which they emphasised the importance of international recognition of the Palestinian state as the way towards a reliable and irreversible path for implementing the two-state solution as well as reaching an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

FM Shoukry calls international parties to support Palestinian Authority’s budget directly

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called in Brussels on Sunday international parties to support the Palestinian Authority's budget directly, given the financial constraints imposed by Israel.

Shoukry exchange views on Gaza developments with UK Minister of State for Middle East Affairs

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry exchanged views and assessments regarding the humanitarian and security situation in the Gaza Strip earlier Sunday with Lord Tariq Ahmad, the British Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Affairs, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Egypt committed to enhancing Africa interests: Deputy FM marking 60th anniversary of 1st African Summit

Deputy Foreign Minister Hamdy Sanad Loza has stressed Egypt’s unwavering commitment to enhancing African interests and supporting peace and security in the continent.

Egypt emphasises EU's crucial role in ending Gaza war: Shoukry to Josep Borrell

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry highlighted on Sunday the crucial role sought from influential international parties, including the European Union, in supporting the ongoing efforts to halt the Israeli war on Gaza and prevent further loss of Palestinian lives.

FM Shoukry heads to Brussels to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry departed from Paris to Brussels on Sunday to attend the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council meeting, according to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Abu-Zeid.

Gaza ceasefire talks to resume Tuesday in Cairo according to CNN; Hamas says uninformed

An informed Egyptian official told CNN that negotiations on reaching a ceasefire in Gaza and facilitating the exchange of detainees will resume in Cairo on Tuesday.

200 aid trucks start entering Gaza via Karm Abu Salem

Two-hundred aid trucks from Egypt started entering the Gaza Strip through the Karm Abu Salem border crossing on Sunday, reported Al-Qahera News TV channel.

Egypt intensifies efforts to resume ceasefire negotiations

Egypt is persistently working to resume Gaza's ceasefire talks and facilitate the exchange of captives and prisoners, a high-level Egyptian source told Al-Qahera News TV channel on Saturday.

Grand Mufti welcomes ICJ's ruling on halting Israeli attack on Rafah

The Grand Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam welcomed on Saturday the decision issued by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordering Israel to immediately halt its military invasion of the Palestinian City of Rafah and open the Rafah border crossing to the Gaza Strip.

Shoukry, Arab FMs discuss Gaza crisis with French president

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry participated in an Arab-Islamic ministerial meeting on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron in the French capital, Paris, to discuss the actions needed to halt the Israeli war on Gaza.

Egypt won't stay 'hands tied' amid Gaza humanitarian crisis

Egypt will not stay "hands tied" amidst the severe humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip, a high-level Egyptian source told Al-Qahera News TV channel late Friday.

Egypt calls on Israel to comply with ICJ rulings to halt assault in Rafah, open all border crossings to Gaza

Egypt welcomed the decision issued by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordering Israel to immediately halt its military operations and any other actions in the Palestinian city of Rafah, open Rafah and all border crossings to the Gaza Strip, and stop creating living conditions threatening the existence of Palestinians in Gaza, either wholly or partially.

Sisi, Biden agree to deliver humanitarian aid, fuel to UN at Karm Abu Salem border crossing with Gaza temporarily

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and US Joe Biden President agreed on Friday to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid and fuel to the United Nations at the Karm Abu Salem border crossing between Egypt-Gaza-Israel temporarily until a legal mechanism for reopening the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt from the Palestinian side is established.

Cairo is indispensable partner to Washington for achieving regional stability: US ambassador

US Ambassador in Cairo Herro Mustafa Garg stressed that Egypt is an indispensable partner to her country in efforts to achieve a more stable and prosperous region.

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