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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.

Egypt, Sweden discuss boosting economic cooperation, tourism

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed with his Swedish counterpart, Ann Linde, on Tuesday in Stockholm boosting economic cooperation between their countries, especially during the current major development boom Egypt is witnessing, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Egypt’s FM heads to Sweden to attend sixth Ministerial on Climate Action

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President-designate of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry headed on Monday to Sweden’s Stockholm to take part in the sixth Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA6).

​Egypt is a key strategic partner of South Korea: Ambassador Hong Jin Wook

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Egypt Hong Jin Wook said that Egypt is a key strategic partner of the Republic of South Korea due to its distinguished location and its government-led economic reform programs.

Blinken hails Egypt’s decision to resume flights with Sanaa

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has hailed Egypt’s recent decision to resume flights between Cairo and Yemen’s capital Sanaa after years of suspension due to the conflict in the country.

Egypt condemns Israeli authorities for allowing extremists to storm Al-Aqsa compound

Egypt has condemned Israeli authorities for allowing extremist groups under police protection to storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday.

Egypt’s FM discusses latest Israeli provocations in Palestine with Fatah official

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed recent Israeli provocations in the Palestinian territories with Secretary-General of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub in Cairo , the Egyptian foreign ministry announced.

Shoukry, Blinken urge joint work to limit impacts of ongoing global crises

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken highlighted in a phone call on Saturday the necessity of joint work to limit the impacts of the ongoing global crises on economic and living conditions worldwide.

Sudan rejects Ethiopian remarks on planned unilateral GERD filling

Sudan has voiced its rejection of recent Ethiopian remarks regarding plans to implement the third phase of filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) starting August, saying they increase the tensions between the two countries.

Egypt’s president proposes establishing union for Arab youth

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi suggested discussing the establishment of a union for Arab youth to maximise regular interaction among Arab youth as he received the Arab ministers of youth and sports on Saturday.

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