Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 07:06 GMT
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Spanish counterpart Arancha Gonzalez Laya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of political consultation- press photo
CAIRO – 18 October 2020: Spain and Egypt are discussing and concluding an agreement on extradition cooperation with Egypt, said Spanish Arancha Gonzalez Laya said in special remarks to Youm7.
“It is something we are discussing for quite some time and our department is talking to find a solution and may be an agreement could be reached soon,” she said.
Egypt has no extradition agreements with Spain, where many fugitives from justice stay like Egyptian wealthy fugitive Mohamed Ali. Ali arrived in Spain in 2018 with a golden visa, residency in exchange for buying a property worth more than 500,000 euros. He was known in Egypt to the artistic press and second-class films, and he came to Spain in search of attention.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Spanish counterpart signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of political consultation between the two countries on Saturday, at Tahrir Palace, downtown Cairo.
On September 24, 2019, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. During the meeting, both leaders have agreed on exchanging security information and intensify cooperation regarding countering terrorism and extremist ideologies.