Egypt’s FM Shoukry meets UN General Assembly president in Sharm El Sheikh



Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 01:18 GMT


Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 01:18 GMT

CAIRO – 14 November 2022: Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President of the 27th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [COP27] Sameh Shoukry, met Monday with Csaba Kőrösi President of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, in Sharm El Sheikh.

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid noted that during the meeting, Kőrösi was keen to discuss with Shoukry the course of negotiations regarding various issues, especially the issue of ‘losses and damages’, which is being included for the first time on the agenda of the climate conference.


According to Abu Zeid Kőrösi also showed special interest in water issues and their connection to climate change, He also noted the close connection of the water issue with the security and stability of countries, especially the countries that share international watercourses.

Abu Zeid added that Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, for his part, expressed appreciation for the participation of the President of the current session of the UN Assembly in the activities of COP27 conference, and in the activities of ‘the Water Day’, looking forward that this participation would contribute to increasing the momentum surrounding the preparation process for the United Nations Water Conference scheduled for 2023.





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