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CWW: EU grants for Egypt’s water sector reach €500 M

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:18 GMT

The ways of finding more solution to this vital sector were tackled during the second European Union (EU), Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum on Monday in Cairo, on the sidelines of the third edition of the Cairo Water Week (CWW).

CWW: EU-UfM Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum kicks off

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:02 GMT

The one-day forum also aims at serving as an “technical follow up” to enhance cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.

Sarraj-Erdogan maritime demarcation MoU not binding to other states: EU

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 12:19 GMT

The ambassadors said that the MoU "infringes upon the sovereign rights of third states, does not comply with the law of the Sea, and cannot produce any legal consequences for third states."

Egypt, EU discuss promoting women empowerment, social protection, clean energy

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 01:25 GMT

Mashat said strategic relations between Egypt and the European Union has been reflected positively on Egypt’s development, the international cooperation ministry said in a statement Thursday.

Cairo visit: EU’s foreign policy chief discuss Libyan crisis, Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Egyptian leaders

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 04:33 GMT

Borrell met with Egyptian leaders, including the president, to focus on issues of mutual concern, especially the Middle East peace process and the Libyan crisis.

Arab League’s chief, EU’s foreign policy head say Israeli annexation plan should not be fulfilled

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 04:00 GMT

Borrell and Aboul Gheit both think the Israeli annexation plan should not be fulfilled, the statement read, due to international objection.

Egyptian Defense min. hails strategic relations with European Union as he met EU foreign affairs rep.

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 12:04 GMT

Egyptian Defense Minister has expressed appreciation for the relations between Egypt and the European Union, saying that these relations are of strategic nature, as he met with Josep Borrell, the EU high representative for foreign affairs.

Egypt’s FM voices support to ceasefire, formation of new presidential council in Libya in meeting with EU’s Borrell

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 03:46 GMT

Shoukry highlighted the Jufra-Sirte “red line” Egypt has earlier set in order for ceasefire to be implemented in Libya and hostile activities to stop in the country.

Sisi affirms supporting political solution in Libya as he receives EU foreign affairs rep.

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 02:09 GMT

Sisi affirmed that Egypt welcomes all constructive and positive steps that would lead to peaceful settlement, de-escalation and development in Libya.

MSMEDA: EU, FDA delegaion inspect urban development projects

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

The delegation inspected a water storage tank project of Ard el Lewa district in Giza whose cost stood at about LE 24 million.

Egypt objects Ethiopia's 'unilateral act' of filling Renaissance Dam reservoir

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 03:39 GMT

In July, Ethiopia held around 4 billion cubic meters in the reservoir.

Egypt’s FM, European counterparts discuss Libyan crisis

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 10:04 GMT

Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s desire to bring stability and security in Libya through working earnestly towards a ceasefire and the achievement of a Libyan-Libyan political solution via negotiation.

Trade min.: Strategic partnership with EU aims at exchanging expertise, supporting MSEs

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 03:07 GMT

The project aims to qualify Egyptian Engineering companies to export by technology transfer, innovation or product adaptation so that they can better compete in European markets.

EU: We work to alleviate tensions between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia around GERD

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 01:11 GMT

The European Union (EU) said it is working on alleviating the tension between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia regarding GERD.

EU calls on Turkey to stop violations of arms embargo on Libya

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 12:11 GMT

Borrell's statement came during a press conference held on Monday in Brussels after a meeting of foreign ministers from European Union member states.

Shoukry says Egypt contacts Libyan parties to bring views closer

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 08:36 GMT

The minister confirmed that the statements made by the European and Arab countries regarding the Libyan crisis confirm the international interest in the Cairo Declaration.

GERD: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia hold talks, agree to meet June 10

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 02:08 GMT

The virtual meeting was attended by international observers from the United States, the European Union (EU) and South Africa, the current chair of the African Union (AU), a statement by the Egyptian Irrigation Ministry said.

Amb. reiterates EU will send Egypt €89 billion to curb coronavirus

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 02:45 GMT

This comes while the northeastern Africa country is involved in a fierce battle against the novel coronavirus, as it has so far confirmed 7,981 cases and 482 deaths, according to an official toll on Thursday.

EU, UAE condemn terrorist attack against army in Egypt's North Sinai

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 01:04 GMT

The United Arab Emirates on Friday denounced a terrorist attack on North Sinai's Bi'r al-Abd city, which caused the death or the injury of eight army soldiers and two officers, according to the military spokesman.

Al-Wefaq opposes EU operation to enforce UN arms embargo in Libya

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 03:12 GMT

IRINI, will have as its core task the implementation of the UN arms embargo through the use of aerial, satellite and maritime assets, according to the EU.

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