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Sameh Shoukry heads to Kampala to participate in the 19th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement

By Manal Abdel Fattah

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed today, Thursday, to the Ugandan capital, Kampala, to head the Egyptian delegation to the nineteenth summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, on behalf of the President of the Republic, which will be held on January 19 and 20.

Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zaid, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stated that the nineteenth summit of the Non-Aligned Movement will be held this year in Kampala, in light of Uganda’s presidency of the movement during the period from 2024 to 2027 following the end of Azerbaijan’s presidency. Ambassador Abu Zeid explained that the Non-Aligned Summit this year will be held under the title “Deepening Cooperation for Shared Global Prosperity,” noting that the summit is scheduled to witness the participation of more than 120 countries in its activities.

The spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs added that Egypt attaches special historical interest to the Non-Aligned Movement as it is one of the founding countries of the movement and supports its principles, and that the movement has begun to increase in importance in light of the growing political, economic and security challenges facing developing countries at the present time, and the increasing intensity of conflicts and the state of political polarization. The international stage, which requires strengthening the role of the movement and reviving the principles of Bandung.

The Foreign Ministry spokesman concluded his statements by explaining that the Foreign Minister’s agenda will include delivering Egypt’s speech on behalf of the President of the Republic, in addition to holding a large number of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from the foreign ministers of member states, in order to discuss the course of bilateral relations and consult on current regional and international issues and challenges. .

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