Egypt’s Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry headed for New York City, earlier today, Sunday, to participate in the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) 76th session.
During his visit, Shoukry will take part in a number of events to present Egypt’s vision and its positions on current issues and developments as well as ways to support the pillars of peace and security at the international and regional levels, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said in a statement.
The talks will also tackle mechanisms for strengthening multilateral action within the framework of the issues tabled on the agenda of the UNGA session.
On the sidelines of his participation, FM will meet with a number of senior officials of the UN, as well as the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), and the Union for the Mediterranean leaders.
Shoukry will also hold bilateral meetings, with a large number of foreign ministers participating in UNGA sessions, on enhancing bilateral cooperation, as well as ways to boost coordination regarding common challenges.
FM’s meetings also aim to highlight the Egyptian achievements in political, economic, and social domains and ways to build on them in order to promote common interests with friendly countries and international partners and to achieve the objectives of Egyptian foreign policy during the upcoming stage, Hafez stressed.