Egypt - Foreign Affairs

Cyprus will support EU-Egypt partnership, including on agricultural products, says Cypriot FM

Cyprus will support Egypt in the ongoing negotiations with the European Union (EU) to renew the joint partnership document between both sides during the upcoming Egypt-EU Association Council's ministerial meeting set to be held in Luxemburg, Cypriot Foreign Affairs Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said.

Two Egyptian students kidnapped in South Africa released: Foreign ministry

Two Egyptian students kidnapped in South Africa were released on Friday evening after nearly a month in captivity, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement today.

Yemen’s stability important to Egypt’s national security: Speaker of parliament

Speaker of Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – Hanafy El-Gebaly and Head of Yemen's Presidential Leadership Council Rashad Al-Alimi met on Saturday to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries.

Sisi reiterates support for Yemeni presidential council's efforts to promote peace, stability

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has expressed support for Yemen’s Presidential Leadership Council’s efforts to reach a just and sustainable political solution that brings peace and an end to suffering in the country.

Ethiopia highlighed to US its 'interest' to resume AU-led talks with Egypt, Sudan on GERD

During a meeting between the new Ethiopian Ambassador to Washington DC and the US special envoy to the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia "highlighted its interest" to the US in the resumption of the African Union-sponsored negotiations with Egypt and Sudan to resolve the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) dispute.

Egypt submits draft resolution to WTO for enhancing response to food security challenges

Egypt submitted on Thursday a draft resolution to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to strengthen its response to food security challenges in net food-importing developing countries and least developed countries (LDCs).

Egyptian, Tanzanian FMs look to new horizons for cooperation

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Tanzanian counterpart Liberata Mulamula discussed in a meeting in Cairo on Thursday enhancing bilateral cooperation, especially in agriculture and livestock.

President Sisi reiterates call for legal deal on filling, operation of GERD

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has reiterated Egypt’s firm position that a legally binding agreement must be reached on the rules for the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in order to preserve Egypt’s water security.

Egypt to cooperate with EU, UN on implementing National Strategy for Human Rights

The Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said on Thursday that it will sign a cooperation programme with the European Union (EU) and the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) on implementing Egypt’s National Strategy for Human Rights.

Non-state participation key to climate change adaptation: UN Climate Change Champion

The UN Climate High Level Champion for COP27 Mahmoud Mohieldin stressed the urgency of mobilising non-state actors (NSAs), alongside governments, to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Egypt’s PM arrives in Mogadishu to attend inauguration of new Somali president

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly arrived in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday to attend the inauguration of the tenth Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

Egypt and UN sign Host Country Agreement for COP27 to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh in November

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Patricia Espinosa officially signed on Wednesday the Host Country Agreement for the 27th session of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27), which will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh from 6-18 November.

Egypt keen to ensure geopolitical developments do not interfere with COP27: Egyptian FM

Egyptian Foreign Minister and President-Designate of the 27th session of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry said on Wednesday that Egypt, in its upcoming presidency of the COP27, is keen to distance the climate negotiations from the latest geopolitical developments in order to enhance confidence between all parties and ensure a smooth negotiation process.

Egypt FM and president-designate of COP27 meets world officials at Bonn UN Climate Conference

Egyptian foreign minister and president-designate of the 27th session of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry held a series of meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday with various world officials on the sidelines of the Bonn UN Climate Conference in Germany.

Al-Azhar calls on the international community to tackle causes of migration

The Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) is calling on the international community to urgently find solutions to tackle the causes of irregular migration, urging host countries to support and integrate refugees.

Egypt condemns ‘in the strongest terms the horrific attack' on a Catholic church in Nigeria

Egypt condemns “in the strongest terms” the horrific attack that targeted a Catholic Church in southwestern Nigeria on Monday, and resulted in the death of tens of victims in addition to the injury of others, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Egypt's FM heads to Germany to sign COP27 hosting agreement

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed on Tuesday to the German city of Bonn to sign the agreement for Egypt to host the 27th UN session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27), which will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh in November.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia discuss boosting bilateral ties, cooperation on issues of mutual interest

Egypt and Saudi Arabia discussed on Monday ways of boosting bilateral ties in different domains as well as cooperation on a host of regional and international issues of mutual interest.

Egypt supports Zimbabwe's development efforts: PM

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly told Zimbabwean Vice President and Health Minister Constantino Chiwenga on Monday that Egypt is interested in contributing to the development efforts in Zimbabwe through Egyptian companies working that operate in infrastructure.

Egypt, Jordan, Iraq close to completing power link project, setting up industrial city: FMs

Egypt, Jordan and Iraq are close to completing a power link project between the three countries and setting up an industrial city on the Iraqi-Jordanian border, the Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers said today.

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