Brussels, 2 October 2013
High Representative Catherine Ashton visits Egypt
Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for foreign affairs and security policy/Vice President of the Commission, will visit Egypt from Wednesday 2 October until Thursday 3 October.
During her visit, the High Representative will meet Interim President Adly Mansour, Prime Minister Hazem El Beblawy, Minister of International Cooperation Ziad Bahaa El Deen, Minister of Defence General Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy, as well as Amre Moussa, President of the Constitutional Committee, Ahmed Al Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Pope Tawadros II, leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, and leading representatives of the National Salvation Front, the Freedom and Justice Party, El Nour and the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy and Reject the Coup.
Images of the visit will be available on Europe by Satellite.
Further information: Michael Mann: +32.498.999780.