Egyptian Foreign Minister

FM: Egypt ready to cooperate with int'l community to host center for grain supply, storage

Fri, 13 Jan 2023 - 03:04 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has affirmed Egypt’s readiness to cooperate with the international community to host a global center for supply and storage of grains in order to face the global food crisis.

Egypt congratulates Sudan on launch of final phase of political process

Wed, 11 Jan 2023 - 08:15 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry congratulated his Sudanese counterpart, Ali Al-Saddiq, on the launch of the second and final phase of the political process in Sudan in a phone call on Wednesday.

Photos: Tanzania dam reflects Egypt’s commitment to back development projects in Nile Basin states: Cairo

Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 03:39 GMT

The establishment of Tanzania’s Julius Nyerere by Egyptian and Tanzanian hands reflects Egypt’s commitment to support development programs and projects in the Nile Basin countries, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said.

Egypt to continue backing development in Tanzania: FM at Julius Nyerere dam filling celebration

Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 11:14 GMT

The dam project implemented by an Egyptian consortium affirms Egypt’s commitment toward its brothers in Africa, Shoukry said during the celebration.

‘Little disappointment’ over COP27 ‘unwarranted’: Egypt’s FM at Rome MED Dialogues

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 - 02:11 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said “little disappointment” expressed by some parties over the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh last month is “unwarranted” given that the $100 billion commitment has not been met.

Egypt’s FM urges IFAD to boost funding to support Egypt’s Haya Karima initiative

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 - 09:30 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed on Thursday Egypt’s aspiration for the enhancement of the financial activity of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to support agricultural and rural development projects.

Egyptian, Italian FMs discuss boosting economic cooperation, consult on Libya crisis

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 05:22 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Italian counterpart, Antonio Tajani, discussed on Thursday boosting the bilateral relations between the two countries in various fields, especially the economic relations and investments.

Egypt’s FM heads to Italy, will attend Rome MED Dialogues

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 10:18 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed on Wednesday to Italy in a bilateral visit that seeks to support and enhance the Egyptian-Italian relations, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

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.