Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Syria could regain its status in the Arab League and fully normalise relations if it is able to play its “traditional role” in supporting Arab regional security.
Egypt’s Sisi Calls for International Community to Support Africa’s Climate Action at COP26 Conference
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi gave a speech at the 2021 COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, on 1 November, calling for the international community to support Africa’s climate change concerns and address their green financing challenge.
Security Council members are ‘manipulating’ GERD dispute: Arab League secretary general
The Secretary General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, commented on the recent Security Council resolution on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), noting that there are countries in the council “manipulating” the issue.
Electrical linkage with Egypt very important for Europe’s energy security: Greek PM
The electrical linkage agreement concluded between Egypt and Greece to establish an undersea cable, the first infrastructure of its kind in the Mediterranean, is critical to energy security in Europe, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Wednesday.
Greece pledges to link Egypt to European Union’s energy market
The connection would happen through an underwater cable that carries electricity across the Mediterranean sea.
President Sisi slams European criticism of human rights standards in Egypt
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi slammed European criticism of human rights standards in Egypt, during a speech before the Egypt-Visegrad Group Summit, hosted by the Hungarian capital Budapest.
Hungary asks EU to drop ‘artificial political preconditions’ on funding Egypt
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has told attendants at the V4 summit that the EU cannot cope without Egypt it’s most obvious, external ally.
Egypt steps up efforts to ‘restore Syria’s position in the Arab world’
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met his Syrian counterpart, Faisal Mekdad, on Sept. 24, for the first time in nearly 10 years.
Egypt’s choices narrow on the Nile dam crisis
In an interview with Bloomberg television on Sept. 8, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt is committed to talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis and wants to avoid any military conflict.
Egypt mum on Israel’s observer status at African Union
Cairo has yet to express a position on the African Union Commission’s decision to grant Israel observer status in the African body on July 22. Some other African countries have condemned the sudden move that was made without consultation with member states.