High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell travels to Egypt

June 19, 2023
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The European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, travelled to Egypt on 17-19 June 2023.


During his visit the High Representative held bilateral and high-level institutional meetings with Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt; Sameh Shoukry Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mohamed Zaki, Minister of Defence and Military Production and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces; Abbas Kamel, Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service; and Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States.


The visit offers an opportunity to review and strengthen the EU-Egypt partnership, as well as the cooperation between the EU and the League of Arab States, and discuss common global and regional challenges, such as migration, energy, counterterrorism, and food security.

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Countries covered:

  • Egypt