Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu assured Egypt on Monday that the maritime jurisdiction agreement concluded between Turkey and the Tripoli government in Libya “is not against Egypt’s interests,” the official Turkish Anadolu news agency quoted the minister on Monday.
Egyptian sources: Cairo will take quick measures to impose demarcation of its maritime borders with Libya
Egyptian sources on Monday revealed to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that Cairo will proceed with the path of “imposing” its “sovereign” decision to demarcate its western borders with Libya in the Mediterranean, through quick upcoming measures.
Sisi issues decree demarcating Egypt’s maritime western borders
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a decree demarcating the western maritime borders of Egypt.
EU, Egypt sign border control agreement to reduce migration
The European Union signed an agreement with Egypt on Sunday for the first phase of an 80 million-euro border management program, a statement from the EU delegation in Cairo said, at a time when Egyptian migration to Europe has been rising, reported Reuters.
Sisi says maritime demarcation deals secure $120bn annually
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has stressed the importance of a maritime demarcation agreement with Cyprus and Greece in the East Mediterranean, as well as an accord signed with Saudi Arabia in the Red Sea.
Egypt to create aerial buffer zone inside Libyan territory
Egypt is seeking to establish on its western border an aerial buffer zone of at least 15km inside Libya to prevent the flow of weapons and to stop smuggling inside Egyptian territory, according to Arabi21.
US NGOs file ‘war crimes complaint’ against Egypt, France over lethal Libya border operation
Two American human rights NGOs filed war crimes complaints on Monday against Egyptian and French officials following alleged misuse of military intelligence against civilian targets.
Egyptian promises of improving conditions for Gazan travellers is a ‘lie and deception’: locals
Locals of the besieged coastal enclave said on Monday that all Egyptian facilities of Gazans’ travelling are a mere “lie and deception”, mentioning that returnees from Cairo still experience a convoluted experience.
Egypt denies mistreatment of Libyans on border
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry denies a statement issued by its Libyan counterpart about the “mistreatment” that Libyans were subjected to while transiting to and from Egypt.
Egypt ‘exacerbating’ rights violation at Rafah Crossing to Gaza, says HRW
Policies implemented by the Egyptian government at the Rafah border crossing to Gaza have “exacerbated” human rights conditions, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.