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Egyptian Red Crescent, UNDP deliver EU-funded 27 tons of medical aid to Sudan

Sun, 21 May 2023 - 02:11 GMT

The Egyptian Red Crescent delivered 27 tons of medical aid to Sudan in collaboration with the UNDP, and through funding provided by the European Union.

Egyptian FM, Josep Borrell confer over conflict in Sudan

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 06:27 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday a phone call from High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell.

Egypt’s FM reviews Ethiopian dam file developments with EU ambassadors in MENA region

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 06:39 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry reviewed developments of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with ambassadors of the European Union in the Middle East and North Africa region and officials at the European External Action Service (EEAS).

European Union grants Egypt with €40M to enhance food security efforts

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 02:38 GMT

Through the grant agreement, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation will cooperate with the Ministry of Agriculture, to implement the component on “supporting wheat and grain production by increasing access to certified seeds and mechanization at a value of €25 million.

Egyptian FM, European commissioner confer over illegal migration, economic cooperation

Sun, 26 Mar 2023 - 03:35 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday Commissioner for Promoting European Way of Life Margaritis Schinas.

Egypt’s FM to meet Commissioner for Promoting European Way of Life on Sunday

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 08:14 GMT

Margaritis will arrive in Egypt on March 26 to 28 to deepen the cooperation between the EU and Egypt in areas such as skills, education and mobility, and to discuss concrete steps at political and operational level to address shared challenges linked to migration management, following up to the orientations of the recent European Council meetings, the EU mission in Egypt said in a statement.

Egypt 2nd largest Arab exporter of LNG to EU, 5th globally

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 01:55 GMT

The EU received supplies from 27 countries, with the share of LNG exceeding that of natural gas delivered through pipelines for the first time.

Cooperation portfolio bet. Egypt, EU hits €1.35B

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 - 02:09 GMT

Al-Mashat elaborated that the portfolio includes more than 37 projects in several sectors, including transport, water, agriculture, small and medium enterprises, sustainable energy, the environment, social protection, stability enhancement, governance, capacity building and civil society.

Egyptian FM, EU Envoy discuss pacification between Israelis, Palestinians

Tue, 07 Feb 2023 - 11:08 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday with European Union Envoy to the Middle East Peace Process Sven Koopmans in Cairo.

Spain delivers workshop for Egyptian prosecutors on human trafficking, migrant smuggling

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 01:12 GMT

The workshop was delivered at the Criminal Research and Training Institute in Cairo in collaboration of the Prosecutor General Bureau.

EU, Ukraine sign €100 million for rehabilitation of military operation-damaged schools

Sat, 17 Dec 2022 - 11:17 GMT

Support will reach Ukraine through the EU's humanitarian partners and partly as budget support to the Government of Ukraine, the European Commission said in a press release Saturday.

Petroleum minister indicates amount of Egypt's LNG exports to European markets in 2022

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The figures reflect a growth as the country exported seven million tons of LNG to European markets in 2021.

Austria's FM urges enhancing int'l cooperation on climate change

Fri, 21 Oct 2022 - 08:20 GMT

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg called for strengthening international cooperation to counter climate change.

Delegation from EU, German KFW hails covered agricultural drainage project in Egypt’s Fayoum

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 08:22 GMT

The project in Fayoum’s Tamiya town is part of the third national drainage program funded by a loan of 43.5 million euros from the KFW and a loan of 38 million euros from the EU to establish covered drainage networks, said director of the program Hala Said.

Number of Egypt's desalination projects increased 12 times from 2014 till now - official

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 01:15 GMT

The deputy minister noted that Egypt's expansion to establish more desalination projects comes to bridge the gap between Egypt’s historical share of the Nile River water.

EU 'largest partner' to Egypt, relies on Cairo as a source of gas: Ambassador

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 07:43 GMT

Ambassador Christian Berger, the European Union ambassador to Egypt, said that Europe is working to confront the energy crisis through three tracks

EU grants Egypt €117.9M to support water, energy sectors

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 12:54 GMT

The grant will benefit the ministries of housing, utilities, urban communities, water resources, irrigation, finance, petroleum, mineral wealth, electricity and renewable energy.

Egypt, Netherlands exchange views on priorities of cooperation

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 - 12:35 GMT

Ambassador to the Hague Hatem Abdel Qader exchanged views with Chairwoman of the External Trade and Development Cooperation Committee at the Dutch House of Representatives Jorien Wuite.

Egypt's ambassador, European Parliament president discuss preparations for UN COP27

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 11:56 GMT

The meeting tackled the logistical preparations for the UN COP27 Summit, slated for November.

France prioritizes exporting wheat to Egypt in current harvest season: ambassador

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 01:06 GMT

French Ambassador to Cairo Marc Barety told press Monday that his country is a producer of wheat and that it prioritizes exporting the crop to Egypt in the current harvest season.