BILATERAL RELATIONS BETWEEN UKRAINE AND THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT
ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS: January 25, 1992
Diplomatic institutions: On September 1, 1993, the Ukrainian Embassy in Egypt was opened in Cairo. Embassy of Egypt in Ukraine opened in 1993.
VISITS AT THE LEVEL OF HEADS OF STATE: December 1992 - visit to Egypt of the President of Ukraine Mr. Leonid Kravchuk; April 2008 - visit to Egypt of the President of Ukraine Mr. Viktor Yushchenko.
Meeting of the President of Ukraine Mr. Pertro Poroshenko with the President of Egypt Mr. A. Al-Sisi (February 15, 2019) within the framework of the Munich Security Conference.
Meeting of the President of Ukraine Mr. Volodymyr Zelenskyy with the President of Egypt Mr. A. Al-Sisi (September 25, 2019) in the framework of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
On July 24, 2020, September 25, 2021, March 24 and 30, 2022 President of Ukraine Mr. Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a telephone conversation with President of Egypt Mr. A. Al-Sisi.
VISITS OF UKRAINIAN PRIME MINISTERS TO EGYPT - March 1997, November 2010.
VISITS AND CONTACTS AT THE MFA LEVEL: December 2002 – Ukrainian MFA Mr. Zlenko visited Egypt; December 2005 – Ukrainian MFA Mr. Tarasyuk visited Egypt; December 2010 – Egyptian MFA Mr. A. Aboul-Gheit visited Ukraine; April 2018 - Ukrainian MFA Mr. Klimkin visited Egypt.
September 21, 2021 - the meeting of Foreign Ministers D.Kuleba and S.Shukry during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York
April 5, 2022 - the meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs D.Kuleba and S.Shukry in Warsaw as part of the visit of the League of Arab States Contact Group.
VISITS AT THE GOVERNMENT LEVEL (in recent years): August 2015 - visit to Egypt of the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Mr. Pavlenko.
August 2015 - visit to Egypt of the delegation of the Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine headed by the Deputy Minister - Trade Representative of Ukraine Mrs. Mykolska.
July 2017 - visit to Cairo of Ukrainian delegation headed by the State Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine Mr. Perevezentsev.
April 2018 - visit to Ukraine of the Minister for Public Sector Companies of Egypt Mr. Badavi
October 31 - November 2, 2018 - the 7th meeting of the Intergovernmental Joint Commission on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Ukraine and Egypt in Kyiv.
November 2019 - visit to Egypt of Ukrainian delegation of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine headed by the Deputy Minister - Trade Representative of Ukraine Mr. Kachka.
July 2020 - visit to Ukraine of the Egyptian delegation headed by the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities of Egypt Mr Anani.
October 2020 - visit to Egypt of the Ukrainian delegation headed by the Deputy Head of the Presidential Office of Ukraine Mr. Zhovkva, accompanied by the Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Yenin, Trade Representative Mr. Kachka and other high officials and businessmen.
December 14-17, 2021 - the 8th meeting of the Ukrainian-Egyptian Intergovernmental Committee on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation under the joint chairmanship of the First Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine - Minister of Economy of Ukraine Y.Svyrydenko and the Minister of International Cooperation of the ARE R.Al-Mashat, Cairo.
SUPPORT OF THE TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY OF UKRAINE
The delegation of Egypt was abstaining during the voting of the UN General Assembly Resolutions on the Ukrainian issue during 2014-2021.
At the same time, in 2022 Egypt for the first time supported both pro-Ukrainian resolutions - the UN General Assembly Resolution "Aggression against Ukraine" dated March 2, 2022 and the UN General Assembly Resolution "Humanitarian Consequences of Aggression against Ukraine" dated March 24, 2022.
In May 2018, a friendship group for inter-parliamentary relations with Ukraine was established in the Egyptian parliament. In December 2018, the members of the Egyptian Friendship Group visited Ukraine.
Inter-parliamentary friendship group with Egypt was established in Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) in June 2020.
It is expected that a new friendship group with Ukraine will be formed in the Egyptian Parliament after the parliamentary elections held at the end of 2020.