Today, Saturday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met with members of Egypt’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) and a group of Egyptian diplomats in the United States, before leaving New York to Cairo.
He commended the effort that was made to prepare for Egypt’s participation in the opening of the high-level segment of the 76th session of the General Assembly of the UN.
He also praised efforts that paved the way to important meetings with senior international officials.
Today, Saturday, Minister Shoukry concluded his visit to New York, which he started last Sunday.
He came to the USA to participate in the high-level segment of the seventy-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Minister Shoukry’s visit included participation in a number of events with the aim of presenting Egypt’s vision and stances towards current issues, conditions in the region, and ways to support peace and security at the international and regional levels.
He discussed mechanisms for strengthening multilateral action within the framework of the issues raised on the agenda of the high-level agenda of the General Assembly.
On the sidelines of his participation, Shoukry met with a number of senior officials of the United Nations, and leaders of international and regional organizations, such as the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Union for the Mediterranean.
During his visit to New York, the Minister of Foreign Affairs held bilateral meetings with a large number of foreign ministers participating in the work of the General Assembly, to discuss aspects of bilateral cooperation with those countries, as well as to hold consultations on the most prominent regional and international issues and ways of coordination towards common challenges.
Minister Shoukry’s meetings aimed at presenting the achievements at the national level in various aspects of political, economic, and social work and how 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 next stage.