Sameh Shoukry

Egypt’s FM urges intensifying int'l efforts to reach Gaza ceasefire in meeting with US Senator Cardin

Thu, 07 Dec 2023 - 02:10 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has emphasized the need to intensify international efforts in order to reach a complete and sustainable ceasefire in Gaza and protect the lives of civilians.

FM Shoukry affirms to Guterres Egypt’s rejection of displacement of Palestinians

Thu, 07 Dec 2023 - 08:52 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry reiterated Egypt’s full rejection of attempts to displace Palestinians, whether internally or outside their country in a phone call with UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday.

Shoukry reiterates Egypt's rejection of attempts to forcibly displace Palestinians

Wed, 06 Dec 2023 - 10:09 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has reiterated Egypt’s unwavering stance as regards rejecting any attempts to forcibly displace Palestinian citizens inside or outside their territories

Egypt’s FM Shoukry hold meetings with several European counterparts on sidelines on UfM

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 - 01:05 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held on Monday several bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the eighth ministerial forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona which is dedicated this year to discuss the situation in the Gaza Strip.

FM Shoukry stresses necessity of stopping Israeli strikes on Gaza

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 08:08 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed, Friday the necessity of stopping Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip and delivering adequate humanitarian aid to the enclave's residents, while rejecting the forced displacement of Palestinians from their lands.

Egypt working to receive newborns from Gaza: FM to UNRWA chief

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 09:23 GMT

Egypt is taking logistical procedures to receive the newborns from Gaza as per the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of the UNRWA on Thursday.

FM Shoukry discuses developments in Gaza Strip with American counterpart Blinken

Thu, 16 Nov 2023 - 10:11 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received a phone call on Thursday from his American counterpart Anthony Blinken, as they discussed developments in the Gaza Strip crisis.

FM Shoukry reiterates Egypt's call for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 11:04 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reiterated Egypt's call for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and full access to humanitarian and relief aid.

Delaying halt of bloodshed in Gaza means sharing blame for Israeli crimes: Egypt’s FM

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 03:10 GMT

As he participated in the Paris conference on Gaza held on Thursday, Shoukry stated that the continued global silence on Israeli grave violations and breach of int'l humanitarian law reflects flawed standards and human conscience.

FM Shoukry receives phone calls from his Cypriot, Norwegian, Irish counterparts

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 10:30 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received phone calls from his Cypriot, Norwegian, and Irish counterparts Constantinos Kombos, Espen Barth Eide, and Micheál Martin respectively.

Egypt’s FM urges greater int’l efforts to reach two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 - 10:30 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has urged the international community to exert further efforts to reach and implement the two-state solution as the only way to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Egypt’s FM: Israeli Intelligence Ministry’s paper on displacing Gazans into Sinai ‘ludicrous’

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 12:02 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry described a concept paper issued by the Israeli Ministry of Intelligence as “ludicrous” in an interview with CNN that will be aired on Saturday.

FM Shoukry calls for respecting Sudan's sovereignty, maintaining its institutions

Sun, 22 Oct 2023 - 03:06 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has stressed the importance of respecting the sovereignty of Sudan and maintaining its institutions, unity and the integrity of its territories.

FM Shoukry: Egypt seeks normal operational for Rafah crossing, Israel gives no response to int’l calls

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 11:40 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt has been seeking to have the Rafah crossing permanently operational for the entry of aid, normal movement and the passage of foreigners since the beginning of the crisis outbreak; however, the Israeli government has not taken any steps that allows the crossing opening from the other side.

Egypt calls for halting Israeli bombardment, ground operations in Gaza

Sat, 14 Oct 2023 - 09:53 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry has called for the immediate cessation of Israeli bombardment and any military ground operations in the Gaza Strip.

Egypt's FM holds talks with his Eritrean counterpart

Thu, 12 Oct 2023 - 10:41 GMT

The conferees underlined the key role of Sudan's neighbors in addressing the crisis and drawing up successful solutions ensuring Sudan's stability and security.

FM urges Palestinians, Israelis to prioritize de-escalation to stop civilian bloodshed

Wed, 11 Oct 2023 - 10:40 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry urged Palestinians and Israelis to give precedence to de-escalating the explosive situation in Gaza to prevent further bloodshed among innocent civilians from both sides.

Egypt continues regional, int’l efforts to push for Palestinian-Israeli de-escalation: FM

Wed, 11 Oct 2023 - 03:07 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt continues its endeavors to direct coordinated regional and international efforts into urging de-escalation between the Palestinian and Israeli sides.

Egyptian, Iranian FMs discuss developments of Israeli-Palestinian escalation

Wed, 11 Oct 2023 - 10:27 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Iranian counterpart, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, discussed on Tuesday the developments of the Israeli-Palestinian escalation.

Egypt committed to working to achieve calm in, around Gaza: Shoukry to European FMs

Sun, 08 Oct 2023 - 11:08 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has discussed efforts to halt the current ongoing Palestinian-Israeli escalation in and around Gaza with foreign ministers of the UK, Hungary and Netherlands.