Egypt’s Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, urged on Wednesday the International society to adopt an aggressive stance on states backing and fostering terrorist elements.
IOM to deepen relations with Egypt to combat illegal immigration
In light of Egypt’s presidency of the African Union in 2019, Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), António Vitorino, expressed his keenness to deepen the bilateral relations with Egypt, namely in the field of combating illegal immigration.
Al-Sisi discusses illegal immigration with prime ministers of Malta, Slovenia
Al-Sisi met Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec during his trip to Austria. Al-Sisi congratulated Šarec on the latest parliamentary elections which took place in Slovenia. Both state officials discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries, in the different fields of economy, trade, tourism, as well as the political relations.
Al-Sisi, Austrian Chancellor witness signing several MoUs in Vienna
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and the Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, witnessed the signing of a number of memorandums of understanding between the two countries on Monday in Vienna.
Austria presses Egypt to help curb migration across Mediterranean
Austria is to hold talks with Egypt this week in an attempt to use the last days of its EU presidency to revive the bloc’s campaign for north African countries to take in more Mediterranean Sea migrants.
EU parliament urges ban on security, surveillance exports to Egypt over dire human rights record
The European parliament on Thursday reiterated its call for member states to stop the export of security and surveillance equipment to Egypt after passing a resolution condemning Cairo’s widespread crackdown on human rights.
European Parliament adopts resolution condemning human rights violations in Egypt
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday condemning “continuous restrictions on fundamental democratic rights” in Egypt and calling on the Egyptian government to end its crackdown on human rights workers, journalists, activists, the LGBTQ community and civil society organizations, among others.
Egypt, Arab countries ready to end Gulf crisis if Qatari policies change: Shoukry
The Arab Quartet – Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain – is ready to restore relations with Qatar if it changes its foreign policies, the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, said in an interview with the Kuwaiti News Agency, Kuna, on Tuesday.
Source: Egypt called for dismissal of Libyan ambassador after he met Qatari diplomats in Cairo
The Libyan ambassador to Egypt, Mohamed Abdel Aziz, started a period of leave several weeks ago, after a request for his dismissal was conveyed by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry to its Libyan counterpart, a Libyan Foreign Ministry source told Mada Masr on Monday. Abdel Aziz, considered a senior Libyan diplomat, …
As new AU head, Egypt eyes greater African role in 2019
Egypt is ready to assume the African Union presidency for 2019 and is stepping up preparations for the group’s Jan. 31 summit.