Egyptian Foreign Minister

COP27 proceedings extended until Saturday as president vows to reach desired outcome

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 01:30 GMT

COP27 President and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry announced today extending the proceedings of the conference until Saturday as he vowed to work on achieving the desired outcome.

UN Secretary General says he fully supports COP27 Egyptian presidency efforts

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 07:30 GMT

UN Secretary General António Guterres on Thursday announced his full support for the efforts exerted by the Egyptian presidency of the 2022 UN Climate Conference (COP27) to render it a success.

Egypt’s FM highlights to Pelosi the need for Ethiopia to show political will to reach GERD deal

Fri, 11 Nov 2022 - 01:30 GMT

Shoukry, also president of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) held in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh city from 6-18 November, met with Pelosi on Friday on the sidelines of the conference, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

UK to announce new pledges to boost global climate action: Sharma to COP27 president

Fri, 11 Nov 2022 - 12:11 GMT

In a meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister and COP27 President Sameh Shoukry on Friday on the sidelines of the climate summit, Sharma highlighted the UK keenness to triple the funding allocated for enhancing adaptation efforts by 2025.

Alaa Abdel Fattah case used to distract attention from COP27: Egypt’s FM

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 - 11:37 GMT

In an interview with Ala Masoliety TV program on Sada El-Balad, Shoukry said Egypt has issued the required responses with regard to Abdel Fattah to reiterate the credibility of the Egyptian judiciary.

Egypt, India agree on boosting trade, cooperation on 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 01:17 GMT

Egypt and India have agreed on boosting their trade and cooperation in various fields as they celebrate this year the 75th anniversary of their diplomatic relations.

Opinion | Providing finance for global climate action

Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 12:16 GMT

This year’s annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have taken on more than their usual significance. At stake is the world’s very ability to cooperate on climate, and to work together to achieve a just and low carbon and climate resilient transition.

Egypt’s FM urges putting aside narrow interests, prioritizing spirit of collective responsibility ahead of COP27

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 05:23 GMT

Shoukry’s remarks were made on Monday while addressing more than 60 ministers at PRECOP27 conference held in the Congolese capital of Kinshasa only a month ahead of COP27.

Egypt’s FM heads to DR Congo Sunday to attend PRECOP27 conference on 3-4 October

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 10:47 GMT

The meeting comes within the framework of painstaking efforts exerted by Egypt ahead of the global climate conference, which will be held in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El Sheikh in November, said Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid.

Egyptian, Chinese FMs discuss GERD, Ukraine crisis on UNGA sidelines

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 03:20 GMT

This came as the ministers met on Sunday on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read.

Egypt’s COP27 presidency keen to coordinate with AOSIS to achieve desired results on loss, damage issue: FM

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 10:45 GMT

Shoukry’s remarks were made in a meeting with the AOSIS on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York within the framework of communications with all parties and blocs concerned with global climate action, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

FM reviews Egypt’s vision on int’l issues with Blinken, ministers of GCC + Jordan, Iraq, Yemen

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 09:54 GMT

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) with the presence of GCC Secretary-General Nayef Al-Hajraf, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Arab communications group 'fully ready' to mediate between Russia, Ukraine: Egypt’s FM

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 08:58 GMT

Shoukry’s remarks were made in a meeting for the group in New York in the presence of Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Ahmed Aboul Gheit on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday.

Egypt: UNRWA embodies int’l commitment to right of Palestinian refugees to return home

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 08:29 GMT

Shoukry’s remarks were made during a ministerial meeting for UNRWA on the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, attended by ministers and high-level officials, including Secretary-General of the UN António Guterres.

Egypt’s FM calls for ending stalemate in Palestinian-Israeli peace process in meeting with Shtayyeh

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 08:03 GMT

Shoukry’s remarks were made in a meeting with his Palestinian counterpart, Mohammad Shtayyeh, on Thursday on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to discuss the developments of the Palestinian situation.

COP27 to address African concerns on climate, fair transition to green economy: Egypt’s FM

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 11:55 GMT

Shoukry, also president-designate of COP27, made the remarks during the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC) in New York on Wednesday held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Munich Group: Resolving Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on two-state solution essential for regional peace

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 09:20 GMT

In a ministerial meeting for Munich Group in New York on Wednesday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the ministers affirmed that the two-state solution on the borders of 4 June 1967 is the only way to fulfill the legitimate aspirations of the Israeli and Palestinian sides.

FM Shoukry urges EU support to Egypt to ease impacts of global food crisis

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 06:30 GMT

Shoukry made the remarks in a meeting on Wednesday with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign and Security Policy Josep Borrell on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Private sector should back developing states in adopting ecofriendly economic models: Egypt’s FM

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 04:47 GMT

Shoukry made the remarks in an event for the US Chamber on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York held to discuss enhancing the partnership between governments and the private sector in facing climate change.

Egyptian, Portuguese FMs discuss Libya situation, Ukraine crisis impacts on supply chains

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 07:41 GMT

Shoukry and Cravinho discussed developments regarding a number of regional and international issues during a meeting on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read.

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