Festivals & Conferences
Egypt's participation in 56th Munich Security Conference
Saturday، 15 February 2020 - 02:39 PM
The 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC) is scheduled to kick off in the southern German city of Munich on Friday and run through Sunday.
The annual conference is taking place in the Bavarian capital from February 14 to 16. International security policy makers will meet to exchange views on common threats and future challenges.
Politicians from all over the world come to Munich for the security conference. High-ranking guests included 18 heads of government, 18 heads of state and 91 ministers are expected to attend the conference.
Over 500 decision-makers from the worlds of politics, business, academia and civil society will hold discussions this weekend about current crises and the future of the international order.
The key question at this year’s Munich Security Conference is the range of responses of the Western community of states and the international order shaped by it to current crises and security policy challenges.
Friday, February 14, 2020
FM heads to Germany to participate in Munich Security Conference
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry left Washington on Friday 14/02/2020 heading to Munich, Germany to take part in the 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC) which kicked off yesterday and is set to run until Sunday.
The MSC will focus on the future of the European Union (EU) and key challenges and crises in the regional and international arenas.
The Foreign Minister is set to participate in several sessions to be held as part of the conference to shed light on the Egyptian vision on means of dealing with various regional and international issues, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.
Shoukry, on the sidelines of the conference, will also hold talks with a large number of officials participating in the conference to discuss means of boosting joint cooperation, Hafez added.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Egypt, the Netherlands tackle relations, regional issues
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Saturday 15/02/2020 with his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok bilateral relations and regional issues, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.
On the sidelines of his participation in the 56th Munich Security Conference, Shourky praised the deeply-rooted ties between Cairo and Amsterdam, affirming the importance of increasing the Dutch investments in Egypt in different sectors.
Egypt is looking forward to further coordination and consultation with the Netherlands to boost bilateral ties and exchange visions about issues of common interest, Shourky said.
The Egyptian foreign minister reviewed the country's vision towards the Palestinian and Libyan crises.
Shoukry, German adviser discuss ways of resolving ME crises
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry mulled on Saturday 15/02/2020 with German National Security Adviser Jan Hacker ways of resolving the Middle East crises, especially the Libyan one, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.
On the fringe of his participation in the 56th Munich Security Conference, Shourky said that Egypt gives priority to boosting relations with Germany, stressing the importance of continuing coordination on various issues of common interest.
The Foreign Minister affirmed the necessity of implementing the outcomes of the Berlin Conference on Libya, adding that any foreign interference in Libya's domestic affairs is totally rejected.