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Top EU official: time ripe for Israel to accept criticism

Sat, 25 May 2024 - 09:39 GMT

Borrel further called on Israel to accept some criticism.

Egyptian, Greek FMs hold consultations on economic ties, regional crises

Mon, 20 May 2024 - 03:49 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry held talks Monday with his Greek counterpart Giorgos Gerapetritis during his visit to Athens.

Egyptian FM comments on Peace Treaty with Israel after Rafah Border Crossing crisis

Sun, 12 May 2024 - 02:09 GMT

That was during a joint press conference with his Slovenian counterpart Tanja Fajon in Cairo.

Egypt qualifies workers for employment in Italy, Greece

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 01:57 GMT

Greece already receives 5,000 Egyptian seasonal workers every year.

Egypt's exports of food products grow by 31% in Q1 of 2024

Tue, 07 May 2024 - 01:56 GMT

Chairman of the Food Export Council (FEC) Hany Barzi told press Tuesday.

Egypt begins chairmanship term of 'Khartoum Process' concerned with migration

Thu, 02 May 2024 - 01:14 GMT

Germany handed over the chairmanship of the Khartoum Process to Egypt.

Egyptian, Estonian diplomats hold talks on political, economic cooperation

Wed, 01 May 2024 - 09:54 GMT

Further, the Egyptian and Estonian diplomats expressed aspiration to join forces on developmental projects in Africa.

EU’s technical mission to visit Egypt to discuss macroeconomic support

Tue, 30 Apr 2024 - 04:58 GMT

The mission's agenda also includes meetings with various national entities, such as the Ministries of Environment, Electricity, Labor, Planning, Trade and Industry, and the Central Bank of Egypt.

Josep Borrel expresses readiness to actively participate in all efforts aimed at ending war in Gaza

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 - 02:03 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Sunday with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrel.

EU commends Egypt's essential role to achieve sustainable peace in region

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 08:19 GMT

The European Union (EU)’s Arabic Spokesperson for the Middle East and North Africa, Luis Miguel Bueno, has praised the essential role played by Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan to achieve sustainable peace in the region.

EU pledges Egypt €1 billion in financial aid

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 - 08:07 GMT

The EU pledged, Friday to provide Egypt with €1 billion in short-term financial aid to help stabilize the country's economy.

Egypt-EU joint investment conference scheduled for June 29th-30th

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 - 05:55 GMT

He clarified that the conference will be attended by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of the Republic, and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission.

Egypt, EU trade volume declines by 19% in 2023

Mon, 18 Mar 2024 - 11:58 GMT

The value of Egyptian exports to EU members declined by 31.8 percent year-on-year, amounting to $11.8 billion and the value of imports from EU members witnessed a drop of 9 percent and were valued at $19.4 billion

EU proposes €7.4B-bundle of financial support, investments targeted at Egypt

Sun, 17 Mar 2024 - 12:51 GMT

The plan's duration is between 2024 and 2027.

Egyptian president, Ursula von der Leyen discuss bilateral deal, Gaza War

Sun, 17 Mar 2024 - 12:02 GMT

The European Commission president is holding a visit to Cairo – accompanied by a number of European heads of state – to attend the EU-Egypt Summit.

European Union close to provide Egypt with $5 to $6B: Finance Minister

Mon, 11 Mar 2024 - 11:46 GMT

In another interview with the same publication, Maait confirmed that Egypt is set to receive an additional $3 billion from the World Bank in the coming period.

MOIC minister strengthens cooperation with EIB during visit to bank’s HQ

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 10:55 GMT

The purpose of the visit was to meet with the newly appointed President of the EIB, Calviño, and explore opportunities for enhancing collaboration and future joint efforts in line with the bilateral cooperation strategy between Egypt and the bank

Egypt's GAFI holds investment promotion meetings in Belgium

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 02:55 GMT

That is in preparation for the investment conference Egypt will hold later this year.

European Union informs Egypt of additional financial and economic support

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 - 05:09 GMT

The European Union (EU) has announced the allocation of additional economic and financial support to Egypt as both sides have agreed to elevate their relations to the level of a strategic partnership.

EU accounts for 27% of Egypt’s total trade: Commissioner Varhelyi

Wed, 24 Jan 2024 - 05:25 GMT

The meeting, co-chaired by High Representative Josep Borrell and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, focused on the success of the Economic and Investment Plan, which aims to mobilize €9 billion in investments for critical areas such as food, water, and energy