Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Egypt warned on Saturday of the “severe dangers” posed by the current ongoing escalation between the Israeli and Palestinian sides amid a series of assaults on Palestinian cities.
Egypt has extended condolences to South Africa over the victims of a fire that killed and injured scores of people.
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a phone number and an email to receive the inquiries of citizens living abroad about a new initiative to settle their conscription positions.
Egypt has welcomed Australia’s decision to deem the Israeli settlements “illegal under international law.”
Egypt hailed on Saturday the prisoner swap between the Yemeni government and the Houthis, which is taking place under the auspices of the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Egypt hailed the approval of the 13th constitutional declaration amendment by the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State as an “important” step toward holding election in Libya.
This raises the number of Egyptians who have been found dead due to the quake to three as the ministry had also revealed a day after the incident that the bodies of two Egyptians were found under the rubble in the same district.
The relevant Egyptian authorities will continue to make maximum efforts to ensure the return of the six citizens held in Libya at the earliest opportunity, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Friday.
This comes amid concerns of a health crisis in the two countries as the number of confirmed deaths continues to rise with the earthquake flattening buildings and leaving many people under the rubble.
“Egypt extends its sincere condolences to the UNIFIL envoy, the government and people of friendly Ireland, and the victim’s family,” the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement.
While Egypt brokered in May a deal between Israel and Palestinian factions to stop the assaults in Gaza, it also allocated $500 million for the reconstruction of the strip through specialized Egyptian companies, a step that has been welcomed by world leaders.
In a statement on Wednesday, the ministry denounced in the strongest terms the brutal murder of the Palestinian journalist and correspondent of Al-Jazeera channel near Jenin refugee camp in the occupied Palestinian territories.