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  • 20/02/2015
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry <p>The European Union, the United Nations, the United States and Egypt - the country most directly affected by the terrorist violence and fighting in the area- met yesterday to discuss the situation in Libya in the margins of the Counter Violence Extremism Summit upon impulsion of the EU.</p> 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/20/2015 10:59:43 02/08/2016 10:59:43 2015022010 090126248e735336 N 090126248e735336 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm 10534 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm 2 /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150220_01_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the meeting in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry , UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry
  • 16/02/2015
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya 02/16/2015 16:53:24 02/16/2015 16:53:24 02/16/2015 16:53:24 02/04/2016 16:53:24 2015021616 090126248e647db9 N 090126248e647db9 /statements-eeas/2015/150216_01_en.htm 9890 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150216_01_en.htm 3 /statements-eeas/2015/150216_01_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150216_01_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150216_01_ar.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150216_01_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya
  • 10/02/2015
    Statement by the spokesperson on the beheading of Bedouins in Egypt Statement by the spokesperson on the beheading of Bedouins in Egypt <p>The beheading of eight Bedouins by terrorists in the Northern Sinai region of Egypt is a demonstration of their denial to dignity and human life.<br/><br/></p> 02/10/2015 15:25:40 02/10/2015 15:25:40 02/10/2015 15:25:40 02/10/2015 15:25:40 2015021015 090126248e528252 N 090126248e528252 /statements-eeas/2015/150210_02_en.htm 9279 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150210_02_en.htm 2 /statements-eeas/2015/150210_02_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150210_02_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150210_02_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by the spokesperson on the beheading of Bedouins in Egypt

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The EU and Egypt began diplomatic relations in 1966. The EU seeks to develop a particular close relationship to Egypt, its geographical neighbour, and to support Egypt’s domestic and political reforms.

The relationship emphasises close cooperation on democratic reform, economic modernization, social reform, and migration issues. The current agenda of EU-Egypt relations is spelled out in an Action Plan pdf - 121 KB [121 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr) under the European Neighbourhood Policy. Egypt and the EU are bound by the legally binding treaty in the form of the Association Agreement which came into force in 2004.

Trade remains another important subject of relations, as well as financial co-operation, details which can be found in the Country Strategy Paper pdf - 383 KB [383 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr) .

See also:

  • 6th EU-Association Council (Luxembourg, 27 April 2010) Statement pdf - 72 KB [72 KB]