FM Shoukry welcomes the outcome of US-Egypt Strategic Dialogue in Washington



Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 07:04 GMT


Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 07:04 GMT

CAIRO – 9 November 2021: Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, delivered on Tuesday a speech at the closing session of the US-Egypt Strategic Dialogue in Washington

In his speech, Shouky welcomed the outcome of the strategic dialogue between the two countries' delegations.

He pointed out that Cairo and Washington have great opportunities to develop relations in different fields.


According to Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez, Egypt’s Foreign Minister hailed the potential for developing further relations and affirmed the necessity of working to implement what was agreed upon during the sessions.


On Monday, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken partook in the opening session of the strategic dialogue between Egypt and the US.

During the session, Shoukry highlighted special relations between the two countries at all levels, calling for continuing work to enhance bilateral cooperation frameworks.

This includes trade, energy, research, development, technology, higher education, cultural exchange, and health care, Shoukry said.

He added that these fields secure horizons and opportunities to deepen relations between Egypt and the US, in accordance with the distinguished relations between the two countries.

The Egyptian minister highlighted the importance of ongoing strategic partnership with the US and the role played by Egyptian-US cooperation to enhance the state’s capabilities to face challenges.

This includes cooperation in combating terrorism and extremist ideology and in supporting Egypt’s relentless efforts to achieve development to the Egyptian people, Shoukry said.

Shoukry also underscored Egypt’s pioneering role as a pillar for stability in the region, affirming the importance of ongoing cooperation with the US to achieve regional security and stability.

During the session, Shoukry also reviewed Egypt’s unwavering efforts to secure the pillars of decent life to Egyptian citizens and to enhance their civilian, political, economic, and social rights, taking into consideration each country’s culture.

He referred to the issuance of the national strategy for human rights in Egypt, which comes as a result of comprehensive social dialogue with the participation of civil society parties.

Shoukry also referenced Egypt’s decision to cancel the state of emergency recently.




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