Egypt - Foreign Affairs

Egyptian FM to attend Turkish President Erdogan's inauguration

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry is heading to Ankara to attend the inauguration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday, representing Egypt on behalf of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.

US First Lady Jill Biden starts a 2-day visit to Egypt on Friday

US First Lady Jill Biden arrives in Cairo Friday, 2 June on a two-day visit to Egypt, the US embassy in Cairo announced.

Egypt’s FM probes bilateral cooperation and regional issues with Slovenian counterpart

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed in a telephone call with Slovenia’s Minister of European and Foreign Affairs Tanja Fajon ways to boost economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.

Norway's funding of Egypt's youth employment projects 'best investment': Ambassador

Hilda Klemetsdal, Norway's ambassador to Cairo, said on Thursday that her country is providing a $3.5 million grant to finance youth employment projects in Egypt because it believes investing in youth and women is the "best investment" in the future.

Egypt hosts AU workshop on post-conflict reconstruction and development policy

Egypt hosted on Wednesday a three-day workshop to review the African Union's post-conflict reconstruction and development policy.

Strong Egypt-IMF cooperation provides positive climate for Egyptian economy: Sisi to Georgieva

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed to Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva that strong cooperation between Egypt and the fund provides a positive climate for the Egyptian economy.

Egypt reiterates unwavering support to Palestinians during PM visit to Cairo

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and head of the General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel held separate meetings with Palestinian Prime Minister Mohamed Shtayyeh to bolster support for and alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian people.

Egyptian FM Shoukry signs MoU with Hungary in plant health cooperation

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry signed Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in agricultural quarantine and plant health.

Al-Azhar rejects Zionist ambition to change status quo at Al-Aqsa Mosque: Grand Imam to Palestinian PM

Egypt’s Al-Azhar rejects the Zionist ambition to change the temporal, spatial, and historical status quo of Al-Aqsa Mosque and its compound, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb said on Tuesday.

Egypt, Turkey to start immediately upgrading diplomatic ties: Statement

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan have decided to upgrade immediately diplomatic relations between the two countries and exchange ambassadors, according to a statement by the Egyptian presidential spokesperson.

Japan contributes $500,000 to WFP for Sudan refugees in Egypt

The Government of Japan has announced extending its support to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Egypt, contributing $500,000 to provide critical food assistance to people fleeing the conflict in Sudan.

Palestinian prime minister lands in Egypt for official visit

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly received on Monday at Cairo International Airport his Palestinian counterpart Mohamed Shtayyeh.

Egypt plays central role in hosting refugees from Sudan: UNHCR chief to Sisi

Egypt plays a central regional and international role in hosting large numbers of refugees of different nationalities who fled the Sudanese conflict, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Monday.

Iran's Khamenei affirms willingness to restore ties with Egypt

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei affirmed on Monday his country’s welcoming stance towards the potential restoration of relations with Egypt.

In numbers: Egypt's aid to Sudanese fleeing conflict

After fighting broke out in Sudan in mid-April, Egypt promptly mobilized to alleviate the suffering of the Sudanese people fleeing the violence.

Egypt's president receives cleric Ammar Al-Hakim to discuss Iraqi political scene

Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Ammar Al-Hakim, leader of the National Wisdom Movement, reviewed Iraq’s political scene and regional issues with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and officials as he visited Cairo on Sunday.

President Sisi congratulates Erdogan on reelection

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi sent a message of congratulations to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on winning reelection as president.

UNHCR chief urges int’l support for Egypt as largest host of Sudanese refugees

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has called for the international community to support countries hosting Sudan’s refugees, especially Egypt.

Sisi urges int'l community to support Sudan’s neighbours in resolving crisis

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi urged the international community to support the efforts of Sudan's neighbours in resolving the conflict as well as in dealing with its immediate humanitarian consequences.

Egypt, UNHCR discuss mobilizing aid for displaced Sudanese

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi discussed the need for the UN body to mobilize humanitarian and medical aid for countries hosting displaced Sudanese fleeing violence in their country.

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