EU-Egypt Association Council – Consilium

Agenda Highlights

The ninth meeting of the EU-Egypt Association Council will be held in Luxembourg and will be chaired by the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell and the Egyptian Minister for Foreign Affairs Sameh Hassan Shoukry.

The EU attaches great importance to its relations with Egypt as a key partner and regional player and highlights the strategic nature and potential of the partnership.

The Association Council will discuss bilateral relations and political issues.

The plenary session will be devoted to a discussion on the developments and prospects of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Egypt.

EU-Egypt political dialogue will then address global and regional issues of common concern.

Finally, the Association Council of June 19 will ratify the new Priorities of the EU-Egypt partnership until 2027, which will guide the partnership between the two parties.

Andrew B. Reiter