Egyptian-Turkish consultations are for the interests of stability and peace in the Middle EastTurkey, Egypt discuss peace Sep 15, 2008
This latest development could lead to deteriorating the security situation and political instability in Sudan in general and in Darfur in particularEgypt warns against Sudan indictment Jul 15, 2008
This agreement will enable Egypt to use Russia's extensive experience in the peaceful use of nuclear energyEgypt, Russian to sign nuclear pact Mar 23, 2008
Egypt will not accept any preconditions or additional obligations, like importation of nuclear fuel, to start its peaceful nuclear programEgypt refutes tougher nuclear inspections Dec 12, 2007
Egypt's national security begins from Afghanistan and Pakistan in the east to Casablanca in the west and from Alexandria and beyond in the north to the Equatorial State of Sudan and the Republic of the Congo in the southEgypt sees security interest in region Dec 03, 2007
Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (Arabic: أحمد أبو الغيط, also: Abu al-Ghayt, Abu El Gheyt, etc.) (born June 12, 1942 in Heliopolis, Cairo originally from the city of Port Saeed) served as the Foreign Minister of Egypt from 11 July 2004 to 6 March 2011, since the government of Ahmed Nazif took office. Aboul-Gheit previously served as Egypt's ambassador to the United Nations. In December 2005 he began mediating the Chad-Sudan conflict. He was succeeded by ICJ judge Nabil Elaraby in March of 2011, following the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak.
Aboul-Gheit has started his career as Third Secretary in the Embassy of Cyprus, and moved into being the First Secretary for Egypt's Ambassador in the United Nation, Political Consultant in the Egyptian Embassy in Russia in 1984, and moved into being the Ambassador of Egypt in Rome, Macedonia and San Marino, and by 1999 he was the head of Egypt's permanent delegation in the United Nations.
Regarding the Pope Benedict XVI Islam controversy, he said "this was a very unfortunate statement and it is a statement that shows that there is a lack of understanding of real Islam. And because of this we are hopeful that such statements and such positions would not be stated in order to not allow tension and distrust and recriminations to brew between the Muslim as well as the west."