Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry and President of the European Council Charles Michel in Brussels, Belgium on July 12, 2021. Press Photo
CAIRO – 13 July 2021: Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry delivered Monday a message from President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to President of the European Council Charles Michel.
Shokry discussed with Michel bolstering cooperation on the political, strategic, and economic levels expressing aspiration for a rise in European investments in Egypt.
The minister also displayed in a detailed fashion the Egyptian stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis, the transitional period in Libya, and the latest developments of the Palestinian Cause and other Middle Eastern affairs.
The foreign minister headed Sunday to Brussels to deliver the message and to hold meetings with the foreign ministers of EU countries and senior officials at the European Commission to confer over bilateral relations and regional affairs of mutual interest.
The visit is following the speech delivered by Shokry on July 8 explaining Egypt's vision and stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) session held on the issue.
The minister had been to New York housing the UNSC's headquarters since July 4, and met with the UN ambassadors of both permanent and non-permanent member states as well as other countries.