Politics and Diplomacy

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  • Foreign Ministry regrets UNESCO's nomination of Shawkan to int'l award

    Date: 2018-04-22 10:15:48 GMT - Egypt - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:21 - ID:7363210

    CAIRO, April 22 (MENA) - The Egyptian Foreign Ministry rejected the UNESCO's plans to bestow an international press freedom award on photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid (Shawkan) who is accused of committing terror and criminal acts. In a statement ....

  • Egypt welcomes N.Korea nuke suspension

    Date: 2018-04-21 22:32:59 GMT - Egypt - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:69 - ID:7362660

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - The Foreign Ministry has welcomed North Korea's announcement that it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests. In a statement Saturday, the ministry said the recent positive development would contribute to ....

  • Macron, Sisi urge Arab, UNSC states to contribute to settling Syrian crisis

    Date: 2018-04-21 21:58:46 GMT - France - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:67 - ID:7362735

    PARIS, April 21 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El Sisi made a phone call Saturday to discuss the recent developments in the Middle East, the Elysee said in a statement. The two leaders called ....

  • Egypt, Brazil hold political consultations in Cairo

    Date: 2018-04-21 18:45:00 GMT - Egypt - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:56 - ID:7362551

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted political consultation meetings between Egypt and Brazil on Saturday. Assistant of Foreign Minister for American Affairs Reda Habib chaired the Egyptian side during the meetings, ....

  • Sisi, Nkurunziza share vision on African integration - Burundian FM

    Date: 2018-04-21 18:32:49 GMT - Burundi - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:53 - ID:7362471

    BUJUMBURA, April 21 (MENA) - Burundian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Alain Aime Nyamitwe on Saturday hailed deeply-rooted relations linking Cairo and Bujumbura. In an interview with Egypt's eXtra News private channel, ....

  • Foreign Ministry asks media not to quote Galal Rashidi

    Date: 2018-04-21 15:22:16 GMT - Egypt - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:33 - ID:7362231

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - The Foreign Ministry has called on media not to quote remarks of Galal el Rashidi. Some media outlets had quoted him as Egypt's former permanent representative to the UN. "Rashidi was not a former diplomat and has nothing ....

  • Egypt, Switzerland hold consultations on bilateral ties, regional issues

    Date: 2018-04-21 14:05:13 GMT - Switzerland - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:29 - ID:7361842

    BERN, April 21 (MENA) - Egypt held a round of political consultations with Switzerland at the headquarters of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in Bern. Egypt’s delegation was led by Assistant Foreign Minister for European Affairs ....

  • Commissioner: Egypt is important EU partner

    Date: 2018-04-21 10:47:56 GMT - Egypt - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:18 - ID:7361672

    CAIRO, April 21 (MENA) - European Union (EU) Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said that the EU is the first partner of Egypt, underlining the importance of bilateral cooperation so as to lure ....

  • South Sinai, Red Sea governors ink coop. agreement with Kazakh cities

    Date: 2018-04-20 14:50:56 GMT - Kazakhstan - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:41 - ID:7360628

    ASTANA, April 20 (MENA) – Egyptian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Haitham Salah said a joint cooperation agreement was signed between Egypt’s Red Sea and South Sinai governorate and South Kazakhstan Region during a current visit of Red Sea Governor Ahmed ....

  • Diplomat: E-commerce can help achieve Egypt’s development goals

    Date: 2018-04-19 21:39:48 GMT - Switzerland - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:93 - ID:7359824

    GENEVA, April 19 (MENA)- Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Office at Geneva, Alaa Youssef, said e-commerce can play a major role in helping Egypt reach its development goals. Youssef made his remarks Thursday, when he ....

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