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Egypt launches air bridge to repatriate expats arriving in European states from Ukraine

Egypt has launched an air bridge to repatriate expats who crossed borders from Ukraine to neighbouring European countries, Minister of Emigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram said on Thursday.

Deputy US Secretary of State Sherman to visit Egypt 10-11 March at end of regional tour

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will travel to Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey; Madrid, Spain; Rabat and Casablanca, Morocco; Algiers, Algeria; and Cairo, Egypt - as the final stop - from 4 to 11 March, according to a statement released by the US State Department on Thursday.

Ukrainian Chargé d'Affaires praises Egypt’s efforts amid Russian invasion of Ukraine

In a press conference in Cairo on Thursday, Ukrainian Chargé d'Affaires in Egypt Ruslan Nechai has thanked Egypt for the efforts it has exerted during the Russian invasion of Ukraine that started last week.

Sisi, Greek PM discuss enhancing cooperation in power linkage, solar energy, climate

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis discussed on Thursday enhancing cooperation in many fields, including solar energy, power linkage, and climate.

Egypt’s diplomats protect national interests, counter challenges: FM Shoukry

Egypt’s diplomats have succeeded throughout the past century in defending the country's best interests and countering challenges, rendering it a partner in political decision-making, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Sunday.

Reaching deal on GERD will allow regional integration, Egypt’s water minister tells EU rep

Reaching an agreement between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) would pave the way for cooperation and regional integration, Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati has said.

Egypt adopts comprehensive strategy to promote human rights: FM

Egypt adopts a comprehensive strategy to enhance human rights and fundamental freedoms, said Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday, adding that the country succeeded in achieving a remarkable progress with regards consolidating civil and political rights.

Egypt urges quick political solution to Russia-Ukraine crisis, rejects unilateral economic sanctions

Egypt called on Wednesday for a quick political solution to the Russia-Ukraine crisis through peaceful means, warning of the crisis’s impact on the already-suffering global economy.

453 Egyptians reached Poland from Ukraine; expats repatriated from Hungary: Foreign ministry

A total of 453 Egyptians citizens have arrived in Poland from Ukraine since the Russian invasion started late last week, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.

Stranded in Ukraine's Kherson: Egyptians want to go back home

A group of Egyptians trapped in the Ukrainian city of Kherson, which fell under Russian control on Tuesday, are pleading to be evacuated from the city as the fight gets more intense.

FM Shoukry reaffirms Egypt’s support for int’l disarmament efforts

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry stressed that Egypt supports any efforts for global disarmament, particularly nuclear disarmament.

EU says ready to engage more to reach agreement on GERD

The EU is ready to engage more to help reach a satisfactory agreement for all parties involved in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis, EU Special Representative to the Horn of Africa Annette Weber said on Tuesday.

175 Egyptian students en route to Cairo from Ukraine via Bucharest

An Air Cairo flight took off from Bucharest for Cairo on Tuesday evening carrying 175 Egyptian students who fled Ukraine into Romania following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Egypt welcomes Security Council resolution expanding embargo on Yemen’s Houthi militias

Egypt welcomes a UN Security Council resolution expanding an arms embargo on Yemen’s Houthi militias, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Tuesday, while reiterating Egypt’s condemnation of the militia’s attacks on civilians and infrastructure in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Egypt to increase local wheat supply by 36% next season: Minister

Egyptian farmers are expected to supply 5.5 million tonnes of wheat during the next season – 2 million tonnes more than they supplied in 2021 – according to Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Mohamed Moselhi.

EgyptAir to repatriate students who arrived in Bucharest from Ukraine

Egypt will send a plane to Romania’s capital of Bucharest on Tuesday to repatriate Egyptian students who crossed the border of war-torn Ukraine into its western neighbour.

1,200 Egyptian students have arrived in Poland from Ukraine: Minister

More than 1,200 Egyptian students have arrived in Poland and 250 others have reached Romania from Ukraine, Egypt’s Minister of Emigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram said on Monday.

Developed countries must follow commitment to double climate adaptation finance by 2025: IPCC Working Group

Developed countries must follow through on their commitment to at least double their climate finance for developing countries by 2025, Egypt and the UK said on Monday in a joint statement following the launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) work group’s sixth assessment report.

Egyptians with expired passports in Ukraine will be allowed into Poland: Egyptian embassy in Warsaw

The Egyptian embassy in Poland announced on Monday that Egyptians coming from Ukraine with expired passports will be allowed to cross the border into the neighbouring country.

Egypt to provide full support and care to first national injured in war in Ukraine

Egypt's Ministry of Foreign affairs instructed on Sunday the Egyptian embassy in Kyiv to provide full support and care to Mohamed Zayed, the first Egyptian citizen injured iduring the Russain invasion of Ukraine.

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