Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ambassador Hamdy Loza attends the second ministerial meeting of African and EU foreign ministers in Kigali, Rwanda on Thursday 28 October, 2021. Photo courtesy of Egyptian Foreign Ministry Facebook page.
Loza made the remarks in a speech that he delivered on behalf of Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the second ministerial meeting of African and EU foreign ministers in Rwanda's capital, Kigali, according to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry on Thursday.
The deputy foreign minister explained that lasting peace in Africa can be attained through an overall approach that ensures the security of continent’s natural resources, food and economy.
He also pointed to African-backed Egyptian endeavors to host the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC in 2022.