Sameh Shoukry

Egypt hands draft resolution on GERD to Security Council

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 03:06 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday said Egypt has introduced a draft resolution on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to the United Nations Security Council, a day after he voiced Egypt's concern about the dam's safety on lives of more t

Egypt, China discuss regional issues, bilateral ties: spox

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 04:08 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed regional and international issues of mutual concern with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi. They agreed to continue ongoing coordination in international forums, to foster regional and international peace an

Egypt probes trilateral cooperation with Iraq, Jordan

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry underlined Wednesday the need to lay out new avenues for greater cooperation and coordination with Iraq and Jordan.

Egypt, US discuss developments in Libya, GERD crisis

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 08:18 GMT

Shoukry reviewed with Pompeo the Egyptian efforts aiming at reaching peaceful settlement, achieving stability in the region and facing terrorism and foreign interference.

Egypt is not ‘escaping’ GERD talks by mediating UN Security Council: FM Shoukry

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 12:49 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry negated that Egypt is escaping negotiations of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam by referring the issue to the United Nations Security Council.

Egypt's Foreign Minister says UN must stop Ethiopia on dam fill: AP

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 11:50 GMT

Egypt wants the United Nations Security Council to “undertake its responsibilities” and prevent Ethiopia from starting to fill its massive, newly built hydroelectric dam on the Nile River next month amid a breakdown in negotiations, Egyptian Foreign Minis

Egypt’s FM deprioritizes military solution in Libya, slams Ethiopian stance on GERD

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 11:22 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said Egypt seeks making the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) a supporter to the Ethiopian economy, adding that Ethiopia, however, has refrained from singing an agreement.

Egypt records 1,774 new coronavirus cases, 79 deaths

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 10:46 GMT

Egypt recorded, Friday, 1,774 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 52,211.

Egypt's FM Shoukry discuss developments in Palestine with Jordanian counterpart

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 07:48 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed, Thursday, the latest developments regarding the Palestinian cause with his his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi during a phone call.

Egyptian, Russian FMs discuss ways to promote bilateral cooperation

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry conducted on June 3, 2020 a telephone call with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, during which they discussed means to promote relations of cooperation between Egypt and Russia in various fields

UN Mideast envoy says keen to coordinate with Egypt on Palestine peace efforts

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 06:17 GMT

Mladenov on Thursday made a phone call with Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, during which they discussed the expected international steps during the coming period, within the framework of the Middle East Quartet.

Egyptian, Armenian FMs discuss bilateral relations, int'l issues

Tue, 19 May 2020 - 01:03 GMT

The two ministers discussed means of developing Egypt-Armenia relations in various fields, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.

Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn Turkey’s military interference in Libya

Mon, 11 May 2020 - 06:43 GMT

Egypt’s minster of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry held a teleconference meeting with his Greek, Cypriot, French and Emirati counterparts

Egyptian, South African FMs urge continental cooperation against coronavirus

Wed, 06 May 2020 - 01:24 GMT

In a phone call, Shoukry and Pandor stressed the importance of coordinating efforts of the African nations to face the novel coronavirus, which has killed almost 260,000 people worldwide and has been contracted by over 3,755,713.

Egyptian, Italian FMs urge cooperation in fighting coronavirus

Sun, 03 May 2020 - 02:03 GMT

This comes a month after Egyptian Health Minister Hala Zayed arrived in Italy to deliver medical aid allocated by the Egyptian Armed Forces to the Italian side amid the coronavirus crisis.

Egypt affirms rejection of Israeli annexation of occupied lands in West Bank, Jordanian Valley

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 04:27 GMT

Egypt affirmed its steady and unchangeable stance towards the Palestinian cause, rejecting the Israeli unilateral move of annexation of the occupied lands in the West Bank and Jordanian Valley.

Pompeo thanks Egypt for handing medical aid to US amid coronavirus crisis

Thu, 23 Apr 2020 - 05:00 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed updates about the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) with his American counterpart, Mike Pompeo.

Egyptian FM calls for backing Palestinian refugees amid coronavirus

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 04:16 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday made a phone call with Philippe Lazzarini, the newly appointed Commissioner General of the United Nations agency supporting the relief of Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.

Egypt’s Shoukry receives a call from US Secretary over COVID-19

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received on Tuesday a phone call from his American counterpart Mike Pompeo.

EU to send up to €89m to Egypt to face COVID-19 emergencies: official

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 04:14 GMT

“We will redirect up to €89m of funds foreseen for Egypt to face emergencies due to pandemic and to support the immediate needs of the public health system,” added Varhelyi.