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Egyptian, Jordanian FMs and Iraqi PM discuss boosting trilateral cooperation in Baghdad

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Jordanian counterpart, Ayman Safadi, have discussed means of enhancing their trilateral cooperation in various fields as they met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Baghdad.

FM Shoukry discusses economic reforms, COP27 with World Bank Executive Directors delegation

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Sunday with a delegation from the World Bank Executive Directors the Egyptian government’s latest economic reforms as well as the preparations for hosting the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27).

Egypt gives top priority to children’s rights: FM Shoukry to UN special representative

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Sunday in a meeting with Virginia Gamba, special representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, that Egypt gives top priority to the rights of children and providing them with protection against abuse and violence.

Shoukry to Tanzanian counterpart: Egypt keen to support Tanzania in various fields

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Sunday in a video call with his Tanzanian counterpart Librata Mula Mula that Egypt is keen to continue providing support to Tanzania in various fields, the Egyptian foreign ministry stated.

Greek-Egyptian business gathering discusses cooperation between the two countries

The Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Development (AHCCD) in Athens held on Saturday in the Greek capital a Greek-Egyptian business gathering to discuss the current level of investment and potential opportunities between Egypt and Greece.

Egypt's Dar Al-Ifta to host international conference on confronting extremism

Dar Al-Ifta, Egypt's official body responsible for issuing religious edicts, will hold an international conference in Cairo this week on confronting religious extremism.

Egypt to arrange repatriation of ancient Egyptian artefacts from Switzerland

The Egyptian Embassy in Switzerland is arranging the repatriation of a collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts after receiving them from the Swiss Federal Cultural Office in August 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.

INTERVIEW: EU close to signing gas deal with Egypt, Israel: Commissioner Várhelyi

Egypt and the European Union are moving to a new phase of partnership, where the former will be a “reliable and long-term energy supplier for Europe,” according to EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi in an interview with Ahram Online.

Initiatives in food, water, energy fields to be introduced in COP27: Egypt's environment minister

The upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) will include presidential initiatives in the spheres of food, water and energy, Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said in a meeting with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry.

Egypt, EU discuss ways of boosting cooperation in agriculture

Egypt's Ambassador to the European Union (EU) Badr Abdel-Atti discussed on Friday with EU Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski means of enhancing cooperation between Egypt and EU in the fields of agriculture and water management and treatment.

‘No more useless promises, pledges and buzzwords:’ Egypt’s UN climate champion on COP27

Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN climate change high level champion for Egypt, said on Thursday that the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh in November will focus on the actual implementation of climate projects, rather than making more empty promises.

Climate efforts should focus on implementing Paris Agreement, closing funding gaps: FM Shoukry

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President Designate of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry said it is important to focus climate efforts on the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change, and affirmed the necessity of closing the funding gaps related to the climate crisis.

Egypt condoles with Jordan as peacekeeper killed in Mali attack

Egypt has sent its sincere condolences to the Jordanian people, government and families of the victims of an armed attack on a UN peacekeeping convoy in west Africa’s Mali on Wednesday.

Sisi urges expediting activation of partnership industrial initiative with UAE, Jordan

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has urged enhancing coordination and close cooperation between the state's ministries and relevant bodies to expedite the activation of the newly-launched partnership industrial initiative with the UAE and Jordan.

Sisi discusses int'l developments with European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed on Wednesday with the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi the “distinguished historical relations” between Egypt and the European Union (EU) as well as the latest developments internationally and regionally, foremost of which is the Russian-Ukrainian crisis.

Egypt sends medical aid to children’s hospital in Sudan

Egypt has sent medical aid to a Sudanese children’s hospital in the country’s Red Sea State that includes drugs and medical supplies, a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday evening.

First since 2016: Commercial flight leaves from rebel-held Yemen capital of Sanaa to Cairo

A Yemeni aircraft left the rebel-held capital Sanaa for Cairo Wednesday on the first commercial flight between the two cities since 2016, the latest gain from a two-month truce that is about to expire.

150 youths from NAM countries in 3rd edition of Nasser Fellowship for Int’l Leadership

The Ministry of Youths and Sports’ announced that 150 youth leaders from tens of countries of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) are taking part in the third edition of its Nasser Fellowship for International Leadership programme, which is set to start in Cairo on Wednesday.

COP27 is opportunity for unity against existential threat of climate change: Sisi

The UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) is an opportunity to showcase unity against the existential threat of climate change that can only be overcome through concerted action and effective implementation, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said in welcome message to the event participants.

FM Shoukry calls for urgent action to implement climate pledges

Sameh Shoukry, Egyptian foreign minister and president-designate of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), called for urgent action to implement climate pledges and the Paris Agreement while addressing the sixth Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA) in Sweden on Tuesday.

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