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European Union: Prioritize Rights in Egypt Meetings

The European Union and its member states should stop supporting the Egyptian government’s brutal rule and set concrete human rights benchmarks as criteria for progress in relations, Human Rights Watch said today. Egypt’s foreign minister, Sameh Shoukry, is expected to meet with the EU foreign affairs High Representative Josep Borrell …

Joint NGO letter ahead of the EU-Egypt Association Council meeting

To: Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs / Vice-President of the European Commission Foreign Ministers of the EU member states Brussels, May 25, 2022 RE: Joint NGO letter ahead of EU-Egypt Association Council meeting

Egyptian, Cypriot FMs: We continue consultations on regional issues, East Mediterranean Gas Forum

Egypt and Cyprus continue to coordinate and consult on the situation in Libya and the Palestinian issue and activate the East Mediterranean Gas Forum, said Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in a joint press conference with his Cypriot counterpart Ioannis Kasoulides on Thursday in Cairo.

NGOs’ Joint Response to the EBRD’s 2022-27 Strategy for Egypt

On March 6, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) published its 202227 Egypt Country Strategy. The undersigned organizations commend the EBRD’s more realistic appraisal of the human rights situation in Egypt compared to the previous Assessment and Strategy in 2017. We appreciate the EBRD’s recognition of the striking …

Egyptian-American joint talks discuss transporting natural gas in the Mediterranean

The Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek al-Molla met with the president of Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company, Clay Neff, to discuss joint cooperation between the two sides in transporting gas from the eastern Mediterranean fields to re-export it using the infrastructure owned by …