Russia Ukraine Crisis

Leaders of Africa’s Russia-Ukraine mediation initiative agree to continue intensified efforts

Sat, 29 Jul 2023 - 08:29 GMT

Leaders of the countries that are part of the African initiative to mediate between the Russian and Ukrainian sides have agreed to continue their intensified efforts within the initiative during the coming period.

I look forward to reaching consensual solution to grain deal: Sisi at Russia-Africa Summit

Fri, 28 Jul 2023 - 01:20 GMT

Sisi presented Egypt's vision regarding the current international situation as he delivered a speech on day two of the second Russia-Africa Summit, held in St. Petersburg on Friday.

Sisi attends African leaders’ meeting on Ukraine crisis mediation initiative in Russia

Thu, 27 Jul 2023 - 03:36 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi participated on Thursday in a meeting for the African leaders in Russian St. Petersburg to discuss the mediation initiative seeking to settle the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

Sisi affirms to Borrell need to intensify int’l action to contain impacts of Ukraine crisis

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 - 03:19 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has affirmed the importance of intensifying international action to contain the economic impacts of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on global economy and developing nations in particular.

African effort to settle Ukraine crisis to continue in order to achieve peace: Egypt’s PM

Sat, 17 Jun 2023 - 09:29 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said the African efforts to settle the Russia-Ukraine crisis will continue in order to reach the ultimate goal of achieving peace.

Egypt’s PM arrives in Russia as African peace mission set to meet Putin

Sat, 17 Jun 2023 - 04:47 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli arrived in Russia on Saturday as part of the African peace initiative that seeks to put an end to the Ukraine crisis, the Egyptian Cabinet said in a statement.

Egypt’s PM, FM to meet Ukraine’s president Friday as part of African peace mission

Fri, 16 Jun 2023 - 09:14 GMT

Madbouli and Shoukry arrived in Kiev early today after a 12-hour train trip from the Polish border as part of the delegation of the joint African initiative that seeks to contribute to settling the crisis

Egypt’s PM embarks on visit to Kiev, St. Petersburg on African mission to settle Ukraine crisis

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 01:34 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Mabdouly has embarked on a visit to each of Kiev and St. Petersburg as part of a joint African initiative to settle the Russian-Ukrainian crisis.

Egypt purchases 535K tons of Russian wheat; shipments set to arrive in Feb., March

Fri, 03 Feb 2023 - 02:14 GMT

The wheat shipments are set to arrive in the second half of February and the first half of March, a brief statement by the ministry said.

Egypt releases $8.5 billion goods stuck at ports since December: Cabinet

Wed, 11 Jan 2023 - 06:07 GMT

Stuck goods worth $1.5 billion were released from Egyptian ports from 1 to 10 January, upping the total value of released goods since the start of December to $8.5 billion, the Cabinet said in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt’s Economic Conference to kick off Sunday to discuss future of economy amid global crises

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 12:25 GMT

The Egyptian Economic Conference 2022 will kick off on Sunday to discuss the situation and future of Egypt’s economy amid consecutive economic crises across the world.

Egypt to extend ban on rice export to secure local needs

Thu, 20 Oct 2022 - 05:52 GMT

Madbouli met on Thursday with Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali El-Moselhi to follow up on the ministry’s efforts to provide rice in local markets.

Ship carrying 31K tons of wheat cleared to leave Ukraine for Egypt: UN

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 08:53 GMT

The ship is one of eight ships carrying Ukrainian wheat to other parts worldwide, according to the UN.

Sisi: Egypt urges addressing all means to achieve calm, reach diplomatic solution in Ukraine

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 02:09 GMT

In a speech at the University of Belgrade on Thursday, Sisi affirmed Egypt’s call for exerting all efforts to achieve these goals in a way that spare the world the negative impacts of this global crisis.

Sisi, Scholz urge int’l cooperation to mitigate Ukraine crisis’s impacts on most affected states

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 05:30 GMT

In a speech at a joint press conference with Scholz on Monday in the German capital, Berlin, Sisi said he discussed with the chancellor the hard global economic situation stemming from the crisis in Ukraine, especially in terms of food and energy security in the world and the unprecedented negative effects on these countries’ markets due to the crisis.

EgyptAir resumes Cairo-Moscow flights on Friday after weeks of hiatus

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 11:49 GMT

Flag carrier EgyptAir will resume flights on Friday between Cairo and Moscow after weeks of hiatus in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

Egypt’s president urges continuing measures to support tourism amidst ongoing global developments

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 08:00 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi called for continuing measures that aim at supporting the tourism sector in the face of the repercussions of the ongoing global incidents, including coronavirus and the Ukraine crisis.

Sisi affirms to Zelensky Egypt's keenness to support efforts of achieving calm, peace in Ukraine

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 08:04 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed in a phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky, the need for addressing all means leading to calm and a peaceful solution to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Incentives to encourage farmers to supply local wheat will be of at least LE 60/ardeb: Presidency

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 10:02 GMT

Egypt has already raised the price of ardeb from LE 710 to nearly LE 810 last year to encourage farmers to supply local wheat.

Dealing wisely with Russia-Ukraine crisis requires further Arab cooperation: FM

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 09:33 GMT

In a speech he delivered at the 157th meeting of the Arab League Council at the level of foreign ministers, Shoukry called for unified efforts to overcome and avoid the direct and indirect effects of the crisis on Arab countries and peoples as much as possible.