Egyptian Foreign Minister

Shoukry to meet Macron, Arab FMs in Paris for talks on Gaza ceasefire efforts

Fri, 24 May 2024 - 08:43 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry traveled to Paris on Friday to engage in discussions with several Arab counterparts and French President Emmanuel Macron regarding efforts to secure a ceasefire in Gaza.

Egypt's FM to visit Greece for enhancing relations, discussions on Gaza war resolution efforts

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 09:29 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will travel to Greece on Sunday to strengthen Egyptian-Greek relations and engage in discussions on regional and global matters, especially efforts to resolve the ongoing Gaza war.

US pressuring Egypt, Israel to expedite reactivation of Rafah crossing: Axios

Fri, 17 May 2024 - 01:03 GMT

Israeli journalist and reporter for Axios Barak Ravid revealed that the Biden administration is exerting pressure on Egypt, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority to swiftly find a solution for the reactivation of the Rafah crossing.

15th OIC Summit: Egypt calls for decisive action against 'delusions' of eradicating Palestinian cause

Sat, 04 May 2024 - 07:56 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has reiterated the global and Arab rejection of any plans to displace the Palestinian people from their lands, aiming to eradicate the Palestinian cause.

Six Arab foreign ministers to meet with Blinken on Gaza war ceasefire efforts

Sat, 27 Apr 2024 - 11:41 GMT

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar, and Palestine are set to hold talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Egypt aims to double trade with Turkey to $15 billion: Shoukry to Erdogan

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 - 06:49 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry expressed Egypt's aspirations to enhance trade exchange with Turkey during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Saturday.

Egypt, France, Jordan unite in urgent call for Gaza ceasefire, two-state solution

Sat, 30 Mar 2024 - 07:48 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry underlined the need for an immediate, permanent ceasefire in Gaza and unhindered aid delivery to more than two million people in the strip.

Shoukry affirms Egypt’s solidarity with Russia in phone call with Lavrov after deadly Moscow shooting

Sat, 23 Mar 2024 - 09:44 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has expressed Egypt's unwavering support for Russia in response to a terrorist attack that occurred on Friday at a concert hall complex in Moscow, resulting in numerous casualties.

Arab ministers call for opening of all Israel-Gaza crossings for aid delivery

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 03:23 GMT

Ministers from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates have jointly called for the opening of all border crossings between Israel and the Gaza Strip to allow for the delivery of humanitarian assistance.

Cairo hosts Arab ministerial meeting to discuss efforts for Gaza ceasefire

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 01:30 GMT

A high-level ministerial meeting took place in Cairo on Thursday to discuss the ongoing Israeli war in Gaza and emphasize the urgent need for a ceasefire and unrestricted access to humanitarian aid.

FM Shoukry: Egypt and partners strive for ceasefire in Gaza before Ramadan

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 - 05:52 GMT

Egypt is making every effort with its partners to reach a ceasefire before the holy month of Ramadan, despite the limited time available, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said today.

Egypt, Jordan warn of consequences of any Israeli ground offensive in Rafah

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 02:25 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi have warned of the extremely negative consequences of any Israeli ground offensive in the Palestinian city of Rafah, as it will further exacerbate the already dire humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip.

Egypt's FM, EU's Borrell affirm commitment to joint action for breakthrough in Gaza situation

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 - 10:02 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell Saturday affirmed their keenness to work together to achieve a breakthrough in the crisis situation in the Gaza Strip.

ICC Prosecutor briefs Egypt’s FM on probe into Israeli violations in Gaza, West Bank

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 - 06:25 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, held discussions with Karim Khan, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), regarding the latest developments in the ICC's investigations into Israeli violations in Gaza and the West Bank.

Egypt’s FM warns of consequences of assault on Gaza’s Rafah, forced displacement attempts

Sat, 10 Feb 2024 - 06:27 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has warned against the Israel planned assault on the southern Gaza city of Rafah, affirming that it would further deteriorate the humanitarian situation.

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.

Egypt's FM Shoukry congratulates newly-appointed Kuwaiti counterpart on assuming his post

Sat, 20 Jan 2024 - 05:44 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has made a phone call to his newly-appointed Kuwaiti counterpart, Abdullah Al Yahya, to congratulate him on assuming his post.

Egypt fully rejects forced displacement of Palestinians, keen to contain Gaza crisis: FM

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 02:43 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s categorical rejection of the forced displacement of the Palestinian people as he received his Greek counterpart, George Gerapetritis, in Cairo on Wednesday.

UN senior humanitarian Gaza coordinator visits Rafah crossing, vows to ensure further aid delivery

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 11:32 GMT

UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag made a visit to the Rafah border crossing on Wednesday.

Cameron denies that UK has double standards at press conference with Egypt's FM

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 12:51 GMT

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron has denied accusations that the United Kingdom has double standards by dealing differently with each of the conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine.