Charles Michel

Europe keen to consult with Sisi to end escalating Palestinian-Israeli tension: Michel

Sun, 08 Oct 2023 - 06:15 GMT

Charles Michel, President of the European Council, said Europe is keen to consult with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in order to end violence and escalating Palestinian-Israeli tension that foreshadows serious consequences.

European Council president stresses Egypt’s vital role to advance efforts of reaching ceasefire in Sudan

Wed, 26 Apr 2023 - 05:53 GMT

President of the European Council Charles Michel highlighted on Wednesday the importance of the role played by Egypt to advance efforts to reach a ceasefire and calm the situation in Sudan in a phone call with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

Sisi meet Presidents of European Council, European Commission in Brussels

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 11:17 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met Friday with President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.

Egypt hopes to foster cooperation with EU in combating terrorism, extremism comprehensively: Sisi tells Michel

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 03:23 GMT

During a meeting with Charles Michel, President of the European Council, in the council’s headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Sisi affirmed that this comprehensive approach should address the main roots of terrorism and extremism, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

EU, Egypt committed to enhancing political dialogue, cooperation: Spox

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 03:00 GMT

European Union Spokesman in the Middle East and North Africa Luis Miguel Bueno said on Friday that Egypt is an important partner to the EU.

European Council’s president hails Egypt’s efforts to halt illegal immigration

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 02:05 GMT

European Council President Charles Michel hailed Egypt's efforts to halt illegal immigration since 2016 as he met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

EU’s Michel says keen to enhance coordination with Sisi in the wake of Egypt-brokered Gaza ceasefire

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 08:12 GMT

European Council President Charles Michel expressed the European Union’s appreciation of the successful Egyptian efforts leading to ceasefire and de-escalation in Gaza between the Palestinians and Israelis.

Egypt’s Sisi, European Council President urge establishing international forum to fight extremism

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 07:34 GMT

Sisi affirmed that noble religious values have nothing to do with extremist acts and expressed rejection that any religion is stained with terrorism charges.

European Council’s president hails Egypt’s role to tackle extremism in call with President Sisi

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 09:08 GMT

Michel highlighted the European Union’s trust in the Egyptian pivotal role, which is known for balance and wisdom, to face extremist thought, acts of violence and intolerance.

Sisi, EU President discuss developments in Libya, boosting bilateral relations in phone call

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 09:25 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi received a phone call, Thursday from President of the European Council, Charles Michel.

Sisi, EU Council president back 'political settlement' in Libya

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 03:16 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and President of the European Council Charles Michel agreed Sunday on the importance of a comprehensive political settlement in Libya, planning to enhance the consultation channels between Egypt and the EU Council.

Belgium mourns victims of Liege attack

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Belgium on Wednesday paid emotional tribute to two policewomen and a student shot dead in the eastern city of Liege.

Belgium PM says did not invite ousted Catalan leader to Brussels

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 - 02:30 GMT

Carles Puigdemont, the Catalan president ousted by Spain, did not come to Belgium on invitation of the country's government.

TOPSHOTS Britain's May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 02:21 GMT

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday to let EU citizens stay after Brexit as she met sceptical European leaders for the first time since her disastrous election gamble.

Brussels bomber 'had IS sympathies'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 04:41 GMT

Belgian investigators found evidence Wednesday that a suspect who set off a bomb at a Brussels train station in the latest in a wave of attacks on Europe had sympathies with the Islamic State group.