Antony Blinken

Sisi, Blinken affirm rejection of Palestinian displacement, stress commitment to two-state solution

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 02:24 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has reaffirmed Egypt's firm rejection of any attempts to displace Palestinians from their territories in a meeting today with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Cairo.

Blinken arrives in Egypt on last leg of Middle East tour

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 10:16 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Cairo on Thursday on the last leg of his Middle East tour, Al Qahera News reported.

US secretary Blinken to visit Egypt as part of diplomacy tour

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 08:57 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to visit Egypt as part of his ‘diplomacy tour’, commencing later Thursday.

Blinken delays Israel visit after senior Hamas leader Arouri’s assassination

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 11:43 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed his planned trip to Israel by several days, pushing the date up from his scheduled arrival on Thursday, said Israeli press reports.

Blinken looks forward to working closely with Egypt during President Sisi's new term

Tue, 19 Dec 2023 - 06:49 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken affirmed his country's keenness on working closely with Egypt during the new term of re-elected President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Blinken hails Egyptian pioneering role in delivering aid to Gaza

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 01:58 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has praised Egypt’s pioneering role in delivering aid to civilians in the Gaza Strip, the Department of State said on Friday in a post on X.

Blinken: We are grateful to Egypt, Red Cross for urging Hamas to release hostages

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 11:06 GMT

US secretary of state Antony Blinken said that his country will continue to coordinate with Egypt and other partners in the region to deliver Humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

US does not support idea of relocating Gazans to Egypt's Sinai: Blinken to Al-Arabiya

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 03:06 GMT

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the United States does not support the idea of relocating Gaza residents to Sinai as it has been rejected by countries in the region.

Blinken plans Middle East tour including Egypt amid Israeli-Palestinian escalation

Thu, 12 Oct 2023 - 06:30 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced his plan to visit a number of countries in the Middle East, including Egypt, amid the current ongoing Israeli-Palestinian escalation.

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.

Blinken welcomes reactivation of presidential pardon committee, says Egypt plays key role calming situation in Palestine

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 03:22 GMT

The United States secretary of state Blinken thanked Egypt, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry during a joint press conference held on Monday in Cairo, for the friendship that lasted over the years between the two countries, expressing his appreciation for the meetings and discussions held with the Egyptian leadership.

Sisi affirms to Blinken the importance of US role to resolve GERD crisis

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 01:43 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken the importance of US role to take an effective part in resolving the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis.

US relying on close coordination with Egypt to achieve calm between Palestinians, Israelis: Blinken to Sisi

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 12:51 GMT

Washinton relies on the close coordination with Egypt under Sisi to restore stability, achieve calm, and contain the situation between the Palestinian and Israeli sides within the framework of Egypt-US strategic relations, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday.

Blinken to visit Egypt, Israel, West Bank from 29-31 January

Fri, 27 Jan 2023 - 08:20 GMT

Blinken’s visit to Egypt will be on 29-30 January, where he will meet with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and other senior officials, including Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

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.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Blinken welcomes Gaza ceasefire

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 04:07 GMT

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken welcomed on Monday the ceasefire to restore calm in Gaza and Israel.

Blinken hands Egypt copies of old letters of recognition of independence, sovereignty as gift

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 08:45 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken handed Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry two official letters as a gift from the US represented in two letters during Shoukry’s current visit to Washington.

Egypt’s FM affirms to Blinken need to address human rights file within comprehensive approach

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 05:40 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken the need to address human rights within a comprehensive approach that takes into account the peculiarity of communities.

Egypt’s FM, Blinken discuss bilateral ties, regional issues in Washington

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 03:50 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Wednesday in Washington with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, where they discuss regional and strategic relations between the two countries.

Egypt’s FM heads to Washington to discuss int’l issues, meet Blinken

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 09:50 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry is heading on Monday to Washington in an official visit to discuss with the US officials the regional and international issues of mutual concern.

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