Foreign Minister

FM Shoukry: COP28 in UAE chance for building on success of COP27

Mon, 16 Jan 2023 - 02:48 GMT

Shoukry, president of the COP27 climate change conference held in November in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh, said the COP28 climate change conference due to be held late this year in the United Arab Emirates, will be a chance for building on the success of COP27.

Egypt's FM holds talks with his Chinese counterpart in Cairo

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 11:25 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had talks on Sunday with his Chinese counterpart Qin Gang, currently visiting.

FM Shoukry attends Brazilian President elect Lula da Silva speech at COP27

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 08:56 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, president of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, attended on Wednesday Brazilian President elect Lula da Silva speech, in a special event organized on sidelines of COP27.

FM Shoukry says Egypt keen to foster relations with Pakistan in different fields

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 09:10 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt is keen to boost relations with Pakistan in different fields, with a view to achieving mutual interests and advancing development plans in both countries.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry chairs 1st meeting of ‘COP27 Friends’ group

Wed, 19 Oct 2022 - 10:08 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President-Designate of the 27th session of the UN climate conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday presided over the first ‘Friends of COP27’ group meeting, which was held via video conferencing.

FM Shoukry says gov't keen on facilitating UK investments in various economic sectors

Wed, 19 Oct 2022 - 09:45 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday said the Egyptian government is keen on facilitating British investments in various sectors of the Egyptian economy.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry congratulates Kuwaiti counterpart on assuming office

Tue, 18 Oct 2022 - 09:27 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry congratulated his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on assuming office

Egyptian nationals in Ukraine urged to stay cautious: Foreign Ministry

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 09:03 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry issued directives Tuesday to the Egyptian Embassy in Kyiv to hold contacts with the Egyptian expatriates and urge them to exercise caution and stay away from dangerous areas.

Egypt's FM Shoukry, Moldovan counterpart assert depth of bilateral ties

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 03:08 GMT

At a joint press conference held after the minister's session of talks, Shoukry welcomed the Moldovan minister's visit to Cairo and said the talks covered means of pushing forward relations in all domains.

Assistant FM stresses importance of Egyptian-American partnership

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 09:10 GMT

Assistant Foreign Minister for American Affairs Hazem Fahmy stressed the importance of the strategic partnership between Egypt and the US.

'Egypt pays attention to bolstering security, stability in Congo', FM says

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 02:53 GMT

Shoukry's remarks came during his meeting with his Congolese counterpart Christophe Lutundula on the sidelines of the preparatory ministerial meeting for COP27 in Kinshasa, Foreign Ministry's Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zied said.

FM welcomes role of Friedrich Ebert Foundation in development projects in Egypt

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 11:53 GMT

Shoukry gave the remarks during a meeting with head of the foundation Martin Schulz.

Shoukry before UNGA: Egypt seeks stable world without tensions

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 12:39 GMT

Shoukry asserted that Egypt adheres to the African stance toward reforming the Security Council, according to the Sirte Declaration

Egypt's FM takes part in inaugural session of UNGA

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 03:47 GMT

Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said in a tweet Tuesday that Shoukry held on Monday a number of meetings on the sidelines of session with his counterparts in a number of countries including the foreign ministers of France, Cyprus, the Untired States, Norway and The Netherlands.

Egypt's FM praises India's role in climate change negotiations

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 07:05 GMT

Shoukry also voiced Egypt's keenness on coordinating with India regarding various climate issues.

FM Shoukry follows up on COP27 preparations, stresses need of intensifying efforts

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 05:13 GMT

Foreign Minister and President-Designate of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022, COP27, Sameh Shoukry stressed the need of intensifying efforts and continuing coordination among all parties in order to ensure the success of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference, COP27.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry affirms Cairo’s support for UNRWA

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 01:47 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met Monday with the Commissioner-General of The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, according to official spokesperson of the Ministry, ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid.

Egypt's FM Shoukry welcomes appointment of Simon Stiell as UN Climate Change Executive Secretary

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 02:21 GMT

The appointment has been endorsed by the Bureau of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Shoukry calls for collective global efforts to fulfill climate pledges

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 10:52 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, the president-designate of the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), stressed Tuesday the need for collective global efforts to deliver on climate pledges and turn them into reality.

Egypt sends a letter to UNSC refusing Ethiopia’s unilaterally filling for GERD

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 09:06 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent a letter to the president of the UN Security Council on Friday to express Egypt’s formal objection to Ethiopia's measures to unilaterally continue filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan.