Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid said Tuesday that the Swedish charge d'affairs in Cairo to inform him of Egypt's strong condemnation and its full rejection, both the government and people, of the repeated insults to the holy Quran in Sweden.
Egypt has strongly condemned Swedish authorities for allowing an extremist to burn and tear apart the Quran repeatedly in the capital, Stockholm.
The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold, next week, at its headquarters in Jeddah, an emergency meeting of the Executive Committee to discuss the procedures for the repercussions of the incident of burning a copy of the Holy Qur’an that took place in Sweden on the first day of Eid al-Adha.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned in a statement Thursday the burning of a copy of the Quran (Muslim Holy Book) by an extremist in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, on Wednesday.
Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs Ehab Nasr held a European tour that included Sweden, Czechia, and Slovenia.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Thursday the reception of 16,000 non-Egyptians from Sudan through urban crossings.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Saturday a phone call from his Swedish counterpart Tobias Billstrom.
They have gone to excess in guarding the mean and barbaric crimes perpetrated under the specious inhumane and immoral banner or their so-called “freedom of expression,” the statement read.
The aim of the two-day training was to explore critically and operate with theories and notions related to the role of finance for sustainable development, green transitions and economic growth which will enable participants to better engage with the finance aspects in the various stages of the public policy cycle.
The Swedes take on England in Sheffield on Tuesday.
The minister delivered a speech, highlighting the salience of implementing climate pledges and Paris Climate Agreement.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry was received Tuesday by his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde in Stockholm to confer over pushing forward bilateral cooperation in various sectors.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a decree approving a grant deal between the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation and the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA).
The country also asserted the necessity of respecting others' right in religious freedom, which is one of the human rights.
H.E. Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, stressed the role those Egyptian women play in supporting environmental work, especially at the international level.
Artist and archaeologist Oscar Nilsson used 3D technology to bring to life the skull of a 4,000-year-old Stone Age woman after 300 hours of grueling work.
The Swedish football boss said that the desires of the Ukrainians themselves should guide football's response.
“Gender Equality is a priority for the Swedish government. In 2019 33% of new companies in Sweden were started by a woman and we continue to see an increase each year," said the Swedish Ambassador.
German Federal Minister for the Environment Svenja Schulze invited Egyptian Minister of Environment Yassmine Fouad to participate in the climate Dialogue.
October 7 coincides with the birth anniversary of the award's founder, Alfred Nobel.