17 young men from Beheira governorate drowned on an illegal immigration boat heading to Greece, Friday.
In conjunction with the celebration of World Refugee Day a few days ago, the Egyptian state adopted successful and effective policies and vision in dealing with the refugee issue, in light of its keenness to abide by international conventions.
This legislation comes within the framework of the state's strategy towards providing legislative solutions to combat such crime.
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Mussa al-Koni, the vice-president of the Libyan Presidential Council, discussed mechanisms to combat illegal immigration, corss-border crimes, and terrorism with European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi on Tuesday.
European commissioner for home affairs Ylva Johansson said, Wednesday that Egypt is a reliable partner for the European Union, especially regarding confronting illegal immigration.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed Monday with the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson ways to create legal immigration paths to Europe as a solution to control illegal immigration.
Vincenzo Mascioli, director for International Affairs, State Secretariat for Migration, Switzerland, and other Swiss officials affirmed their country’s keenness to develop cooperation with Egypt against irregular immigration.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called on the Visegrád Group (V4) and other European countries on Tuesday to localize some of their industries in Egypt and to twin their universities with Egyptian ones to assist in the advancement of the country and other developing nations.
Prosecution offices specialized in human trafficking and illegal immigration will formed at every appeal prosecution department all over the country.
Dutch Migration Minister Ankie Broekers-Knol hailed Egypt’s efforts to face illegal immigration as she met on Sunday with Egyptian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs Badr Abdel Aty.
Fifty-three Egyptians detained in Libya for an illegal immigration attempt were returned home, according to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received Czech Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhánek on Sunday, where they expressed great interest in developing cooperation and localizing industry.
Egyptian Police Academy said its research center has organized 320 training courses for African security cadres, noting that 9,256 trainees have benefited from the courses, representing 29 African countries.
Egypt has adopted a successful and effective policy in dealing with the file of illegal immigration and supporting refugees.
The project has provided 15,000 job opportunities during its first phases of establishment and production.
Libyan authorities are working on releasing 38 Egyptian citizens kidnapped in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a source told Egypt Today.
Four Egyptian children have drowned along with their families as they were immigrating illegally from Libya to Italy, according to Libyan Red Crescent official Hassan Albi.
Spain's Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha González Laya affirmed the need to thwart attempts of illegal immigration in the countries bordering the Mediterranean, hailing Egypt as a good model in facing the phenomenon.
Egyptian and Danish foreign ministers have discussed the need to continue efforts to face extremism and terrorist acts.