Foreign Minister

Egyptian FM heads to Algeria to attend Libya meeting

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 02:57 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday headed to Algeria, to attend the ministerial meeting for countries neighboring Libya, scheduled for Thursday, to discuss the Libyan issue.

Aswan Forum to support African Union’s central goals: Egypt’s FM

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 - 09:29 GMT

Shoukry said that the forum, which is set to be held on December 11-12th in Upper Egypt’s Aswan governorate, would provide a platform to tackle political and developmental aspects that concerns the African continent.

FM back home after Washington visit

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 10:31 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry returned home on Friday coming from Washington after he participated in meetings held with the foreign ministers of Sudan and Ethiopia to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

FM: Int'l community responsible for reaching fair agreement on GERD

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 07:10 GMT

Egypt's policy constants are based on non-interference in domestic affairs and cooperation with all partners worldwide, the top diplomat mentioned.

Egypt sends 2nd batch of assistance to Sudan

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 - 12:41 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that the second batch of relief assistance to Sudan was sent according to directives by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Egypt urges Libyan institutions to unite, dissolve armed militias

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 - 11:21 GMT

Hafez's statement also reported that Egypt confirmed that putting an end to foreign interference, stopping support for armed militias are the only way to end chaos.

Egypt's FM, UNSG talk unifying efforts against terrorism

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 10:19 GMT

During their meeting, Shoukri said that Egypt will continue its cooperation with the United Nations in this regard, through the implementation of the relevant resolutions of the UN General Assembly.

Foreign Min. addresses 40th session of UNHRC in Geneva

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 12:36 GMT

Shourky will also hold multiple meetings with several international organizations, including the World Health Organization and International Telecommunication Union.

In Pics: Egypt's FM plants tree in Ireland's Grove of Nations

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 09:36 GMT

This comes in his second day of his visit to Ireland, marking the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Egyptian embassy in Ireland.

Egypt affirms caring for Africa's humanitarian issues

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 02:36 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri said Egypt pays special attention to Africa's humanitarian affairs.

Soukry discusses dam talks with Ethiopian counterpart

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 11:33 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had a meeting on Wednesday with his Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu, the Foreign Ministry's Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.

Egypt, Niger discuss boosting cooperation

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met Wednesday his Nigerien counterpart Kalla Ankourao on the sidelines of the preparatory meetings for the extraordinary AU summit, held in Ethiopia on November 14-18.

Egypt reiterates support to Burundi in various fields

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt supports Burundi in all fields, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Wednesday to his Burundian counterpart Ezekiel Nibigira.

Egypt FM urges restructuring African Union

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 11:22 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reiterated on Wednesday the importance of restructuring the African Union to enhance the competence of its Commission.

FM, Kazakh min. of social development discuss bilateral relations

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - 10:47 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met Kazakhstan’s Minister of Social Development Darkhan Kaletayev; both ministers discussed means to develop bilateral relations.

Egypt’s FM heads to Washington ahead of Sisi’s visit to US

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 - 03:47 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will head to Washington on Monday morning in preparation for President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's upcoming visit to the US.

Shoukry reviews efforts to solve Syrian crisis in Brussels’ mini-summit

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 01:17 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reviewed Thursday Egypt’s recent efforts to push forward the political process in Syria and end the country’s seven-year crisis.

Egypt condemns Trump’s ‘unilateral’ Jerusalem decision: FM

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 03:33 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stated on Wednesday that Egypt condemns Trump’s unilateral decision on Jerusalem which violates international legitimacy.

Sisi, Shoukry discuss Libyan political course with Sarraj

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 01:43 GMT

Sisi stressed that Egypt is keen on resolving the Libyan crisis politically, adding that a political accord is a must to restore order in Libya.

FM discusses Arab Security issues with Saudi Crown Prince

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 06:50 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed with Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman the challenges which the kingdom faces.