Egypt - Foreign Affairs

Libya's 5+5 commission starts talks in Cairo on removal of foreign fighters

Libya's 5+5 military commission started a new round of United Nations-sponsored talks in Egypt's capital Cairo on Saturday to discuss means of expelling the foreign forces and mercenaries from the North African country.

UNGA adopts two Egyptian draft resolutions on Middle East nuclear-weapon-free zone

The United Nations’ General Assembly (UNGA) First Committee adopted on Thursday two Egyptian draft resolutions related to making the Middle East a nuclear weapons-free zone, said Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Osama Abdel-Khalek.

Egypt calls for equitable vaccine distribution to achieve Africa-EU partnership goals

Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ambassador Hamdy Loza said that the equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines and the strengthening of the local pharmaceutical industry would greatly contribute to achieving the Africa-EU partnership goals.

Egypt's parliament speaker and Romania's president celebrate 115 years of diplomatic relations

Speaker of Egypt’s House of Representatives Hanafy El-Gebaly and President of Romania Klaus Iohannis marked in a meeting in Cairo on Wednesday the 115th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Egypt and Romania.

Egypt, Romania presidents tackle trade cooperation, regional crises

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed with his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis means of developing cooperation between both countries, particularly in the energy, investment, industry, trade, and tourism fields, the two leaders said in a presser following a meeting in Cairo on Wednesday.

Egypt condemns terrorist attack in Iraq's Diyala city

Egypt condemned last night's terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Diyala and left many people dead and injured.

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla to visit Egypt in November

Prince of Wales, Charles, and the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla, will be visiting Egypt from 18 to 19 November at the request of the British government and will be received by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and First Lady Entissar El-Sisi on arrival.

Egypt's FM tackles latest developments in Sudan with US special envoy

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Jeffrey Feltman, the US special envoy to the Horn of Africa, discussed in a telephone call on Monday the latest developments taking place in Sudan, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated.

Egypt urges all Sudanese parties to exercise restraint, prioritise national consensus

Egypt has called upon all parties in Sudan to exercise restraint and prioritise the greater interest of their country and reaching a national consensus, a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday.

EU's Mediterranean agenda includes backing Egypt’s efforts against climate change: EU Commissioner

European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi said investments under the European Union's new agenda for the Mediterranean will back Egypt's efforts to face climate change, protect the environment, and ensure sustainable food systems.

Sisi ratifies elimination of double taxation treaty with Cyprus

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ratified the treaty to eliminate double taxation with Cyprus, which was signed in October 2018, according to the official gazette.

Egypt, Albania sign three documents to boost bilateral cooperation

Egypt and Albania inked three cultural cooperation documents at the conclusion of an extended discussions session held in Cairo on Saturday to discuss ways to enhance cooperation between both countries.

Egypt calls for the exit of foreign forces, mercenaries from Libya: FM Shoukry

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry called on Thursday for the exit of all foreign armed forces, fighters, and mercenaries from Libya by a strictly defined timeframe.

Egypt FM Shoukry meets Libyan PM Dbeibah ahead of Tripoli conference to support Libyan stability

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held a meeting in Tripoli on Thursday morning with interim Prime Minister Abdel-Hamid Dbeibah ahead of attending an international conference to support Libyan stability later today.

Egypt, Greece, Cyprus sign power linkage agreement in Athens

Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus signed on Tuesday a trilateral agreement on power linkage, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said during a joint press conference after a summit gathering the leaders of the three countries in Athens.

Ninth Egypt-Greece-Cyprus summit kicks off in Athens

The ninth trilateral summit between Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus kicked off on Tuesday in Athens with a focus on energy, regional developments and trilateral cooperation, according to Cypriot reports.

Sisi tackles Libya developments with Merkel, reiterates Egypt's stance on GERD

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed several issues with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday in a video call, including the developments in Libya and the latest developments with regards to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the Egyptian presidency said.

Shoukry, Cleverly welcome recent progress in Egyptian-British relations

Egyptian Foreign Minister and the UK Minister for the Middle East and North Africa James Cleverly welcomed on Sunday recent progress in bilateral relations since the Egypt-UK free trade agreement went into force earlier this year, as well as the easing of the travel restrictions between the two countries.

Egypt’s health minister to inaugurate AFri Egypt Medical Centre in Uganda

Minister of Health Hala Zayed is set to witness on Monday the inauguration of the AFri Egypt Medical Centre in Jinja, Uganda, as part of Egypt's efforts to boost bilateral cooperation in various fields.

FM Shoukry speaks to AU-RECS about Coronavirus, coordination in Africa; delivers Sisi's message

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry participated on Saturday in the third mid-year coordination meeting between the African Union and the Regional Economic Communities (AU-RECS) on behalf of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.

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