Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with representatives of American Jewish organizations- press photo
CAIRO – 23 September 2022: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with representatives of American Jewish organizations on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, on Friday.
The two sides expressed that this year is distinguished as it represents the centenary of diplomatic relations between Egypt and the United States, stressing the historical partnership based on cooperation and common interest, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid in a statement.
They also discussed the latest developments in the international and regional arenas, as well as the challenges facing the current international scene such as climate change, and the food and energy crises.
They also tackled the importance of continuing work and coordination between Egypt and the United States to address these challenges’ negative impacts.
The Egyptian Foreign Minister stressed the need to resolve the current stalemate in the peace process between the Palestinians and Israelis by resuming negotiations as soon as possible with the aim of achieving a two-state solution, Abu Zeid said.
He also reviewed Egypt’s efforts to maintain its main role is to stop the recent escalation in the Gaza Strip to prevent a renewal of violence and a deterioration of the situation.