Egyptian Foreign Minister

Egypt working to receive newborns from Gaza: FM to UNRWA chief

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 09:23 GMT

Egypt is taking logistical procedures to receive the newborns from Gaza as per the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of the UNRWA on Thursday.

Delaying halt of bloodshed in Gaza means sharing blame for Israeli crimes: Egypt’s FM

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 03:10 GMT

As he participated in the Paris conference on Gaza held on Thursday, Shoukry stated that the continued global silence on Israeli grave violations and breach of int'l humanitarian law reflects flawed standards and human conscience.

Egypt continues regional, int’l efforts to push for Palestinian-Israeli de-escalation: FM

Wed, 11 Oct 2023 - 03:07 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt continues its endeavors to direct coordinated regional and international efforts into urging de-escalation between the Palestinian and Israeli sides.

Egypt committed to working to achieve calm in, around Gaza: Shoukry to European FMs

Sun, 08 Oct 2023 - 11:08 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has discussed efforts to halt the current ongoing Palestinian-Israeli escalation in and around Gaza with foreign ministers of the UK, Hungary and Netherlands.

Egypt warned of this painful Israeli-Palestinian scenario amid absence of fair settlement: FM

Sun, 08 Oct 2023 - 05:06 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt has repeatedly warned of this painful scenario of escalation between the Israeli and Palestinian sides as a result of absence of fair settlement of the Palestinian cause.

Egypt conducting intensive contacts with int’l parties to contain Palestinian-Israeli crisis: FM

Sat, 07 Oct 2023 - 12:27 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt is conducting intensive contacts at all levels with a focus on international influential parties to contain the current crisis between the Palestinian and Israeli sides.

Egypt under Sisi regained African confidence, expressed continent’s ambitions: FM

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 06:34 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt has managed over the past years to regain the African confidence under the term of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, adding that the president has always expressed the continent’s ambitions.

Ethiopia showed no intention to accept middle solution on GERD in Cairo talks: Egypt to AL

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 - 02:44 GMT

Ethiopia has showed no change in its stances regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the talks that took place in Cairo late in August, said Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday.

US keen to coordinate with Egypt to end Sudan crisis, resolve regional challenges: Blinken

Wed, 02 Aug 2023 - 06:32 GMT

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the Untied States is keen to coordinate with Egypt to end the crisis in Sudan as he made a phone call on Wednesday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

Deteriorating situation in Sudan can cause humanitarian disaster, impact neighboring states: Egypt

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 - 07:32 GMT

The Sudanese people as well as people of the neighboring countries will pay the price of that disaster, Shoukry said as he delivered a speech at the High-level Pledging Event to Support the Humanitarian Response in Sudan and the Region held virtually.

FM stresses Egypt's keenness on success of COP28

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 10:24 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed Egypt's keenness on the success of the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) to reach the aspired results.

Ethiopia 'buying time' on GERD, shows no political will to reach deal: Egypt’s FM

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 11:29 GMT

In an interview with TV host Sherif Amer on MBC Masr, Shoukry said all Sudan’s neighboring countries are harmed by the ongoing Sudanese conflict in response to a question on whether Ethiopia is benefiting from the crisis amid the continued GERD dispute between the three countries.

Egypt keen to intensify coordination with South Sudan on impact of Sudanese crisis: Ambassador

Sat, 13 May 2023 - 01:48 GMT

Abdel Kader made the remarks in a meeting with Deng Dau, the acting minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation in South Sudan to follow up on the visit of Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry to Juba last Tuesday.

Egypt calls for int’l community to help stop Israeli assaults against Palestinians: Munich-format meeting

Thu, 11 May 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called for the international community and countries sponsoring the peace process to intervene in order to stop the Israeli assaults against the Palestinian people.

Egypt stresses necessity to avoid foreign interference in Sudan conflict

Mon, 24 Apr 2023 - 05:41 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry has reiterated the necessity to avoid any interference by any foreign parties in Sudan in a way that would fuel the ongoing conflict, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Turkey shows understanding of Libyan issue’s impact on Egyptian national security: FM Shoukry

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 - 11:54 GMT

Turkey has shown understanding of the importance of the Libyan issue and its impact on Egypt’s national security, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said.

Claims that Egypt sides with single party in Russia-Ukraine war devoid of truth: FM

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 - 08:50 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry denied claims that Egypt has sided with a single party of the Russia-Ukraine war against the other, describing the claims as “far from reality”.

Egypt's FM to attend meeting of regional foreign ministers in Saudi Arabia Friday

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 10:21 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will take part on Friday in a consultative meeting of the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq, which will take place in Jeddah.

Egypt’s FM says will visit Turkey in 2 days to continue normalization of relations

Tue, 11 Apr 2023 - 08:58 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said he will visit Turkey in two days to complete the path of normalization of relations that the two countries have started.

Egypt’s FM says discussed power linkage project, border demarcation with Greek counterpart

Tue, 11 Apr 2023 - 05:38 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said he discussed with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Dendias, cooperation regarding the power linkage project between the two countries besides a number of major issues, including border demarcation.