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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, …
Egypt is ready to assume the African Union presidency for 2019 and is stepping up preparations for the group’s Jan. 31 summit.
Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Mohamed Edris called for lifting the historic injustices on Africa, by allocating two permanent seats in the Security Council to the continent.
The General Court of the European Union on Thursday upheld the decision of the Council of the European Union to freeze the assets of family members of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reiterated on Wednesday the importance of restructuring the African Union to enhance the competence of its Commission.