This came during meetings held by Abdel Aati with a number of senior officials in the European Commission.
French Ambassador to Cairo Marc Barety told press Monday that his country is a producer of wheat and that it prioritizes exporting the crop to Egypt in the current harvest season.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with President of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer within his visit to Luxembourg.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry was received early on Monday by his Luxembourgish counterpart Jean Asselborn.
Egypt and the European Union (EU) endorsed the Egypt-EU Partnership priorities, on Sunday evening, at the ninth session of the EU-Egypt Association Council in Luxemburg.
Borell continued that 60 million tons have to be exported to the international market after harvesting this season's crops. He added that the EU gave Egypt 100 million euros immediacy to support food security by enhancing the agriculture field and the stockpiling of food.
The agreement will then be an umbrella for a new set of agreements, the minister said.
For that purpose, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry headed Sunday to Luxembourg to co-chair the ninth session of the EU-Egypt Association Council.
Certainly, Egypt’s share of the total natural gas exports worldwide will increase on the back of signing an agreement with Israel and the European Union (EU) on natural gas delivery to the European Union (EU) from the East Med region.
The spokesperson added that Egypt has all the facilities that enable it to receive Israeli gas and then liquefy it before exporting it to Europe, pointing out that the memorandum of understanding confirms that there is interest from the European Union to increase cooperation with Egypt in the field of energy.
The Russian-Ukrainian conflict has brought Egypt and the European Union even closer together, as its Commissioner Ursula Von Der Leyen described the North African country as a “trustworthy partner” in its Wednesday visit to Cairo and thus would be one of the EU’s energy suppliers.
The interview covered the food and energy crises ensued from the Russia-Ukraine War.
Egypt’s exports to the European Union (EU) ranked first among these blocs as they rose by 85.9 percent from $7.8 billion in 2020 to $14.6 billion in 2021, the country’s statistical agency said.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Wednesday European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.
European Union Ambassador to Cairo Christian Berger said Tuesday that the union supports Egypt to become a major hub of energy in the Middle East, North Africa, and Mediterranean.
The Foreign Ministry said on its Facebook account Monday that Abdel Ati posted the European official during the meeting on the Egyptian government's efforts to achieve sustainable development.
The delegation was led by EU Ambassador in Cairo Christian Berger, EIB Regional Representative in Egypt Alfredo Abad and a number of MSMEDA representatives.
In his speech, Minister Shokry said that the meeting was a chance to exchange views and experience on the aspects of international climate work.
The meeting was held in Copenhagen on Thursday.