During a meeting on the fringes of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 77) in New York, the two sides hailed ties between Cairo and Washington as "strategic", Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said on his official Twitter account.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry underlined Egypt's support for the Palestinian cause, highlighting the importance of paving the ground to resume negotiations in order to establish an independent Palestinian state.
On the fringe of the visit, the top diplomat will hold meetings with his Arab counterparts on bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Monday with his Spanish counterpart José Manuel Albares in Barcelona as both officials discussed means of enhancing bilateral ties
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and the President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass, discussed on a phone call Wednesday the state's development efforts and distinguished performance indicators of the Egyptian economy.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will hold talks with UN special envoy for Libya Ján Kubiš, currently visiting Cairo, Saturday.
Both leaders stressed they will continue pushing forward the course of cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Tuesday with his Sudanese counterpart Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi the situation in Sudan in the wake of floods that hit several Sudanese states.
Earlier in the day, Shoukry took part in a working breakfast with EU foreign ministers in Brussels. Talks covered files of bilateral cooperation, the Ethiopian dam and the peace process in Libya.
Shoukry stressed Egypt's keenness to coordinate with Hariri and political leaderships there to avoid more problems in case that no technocratic government is formed.
Shoukri has discussed with his Malian counterpart Zeini Moulaye a number of issues of common interest.
The message also focused on Egypt’s stance regarding the Ethiopian dam, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez Tuesday.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will hold on Thursday a session of talks with his Comoros' counterpart Dhoihir Dhoulkamal, currently visiting Egypt.
Shoukry described the event as a "key opportunity for exchanging views on the major foreign political files and issues with a group of opinion leaders and media persons."
He affirmed the continuity of contact and cooperation between the Egyptian government and the UN envoy to address the crisis.
The meeting tackled means of boosting bilateral relations as well as a number of other issues of mutual concern.
Shoukry added that relations cover various cooperation fields and offer joint benefits for both countries.
Shoukry welcomed in his speech the efforts of the UN Secretary-General to mobilize political and financial support for the Peace-building Fund.
Shoukry said that Egypt had made great efforts to the ceasefire in Libya, in coordination with partners, to preserve the capabilities and wealth of the Libyan people.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry participated on Thursday in the ministerial meeting held in Amman to review the latest developments in the Palestinian cause.