On 23 October 2020, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (CDTO) Dmytro Senik accepted copies of the credentials from the newly appointed Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Ukraine Ayman Elgammal.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the current state of the bilateral Ukrainian-Egyptian relations.
Dmytro Senik stressed the importance of intensification of the political dialogue with Egypt.
The Deputy Minister and the Ambassador praised the positive dynamics of trade and economic cooperation between Ukraine and Egypt which is the top trading partner of our country on the African continent.
For reference: The total volume of trade in goods and services between Ukraine and Egypt in 2019 amounted to 2.631 billion US dollars. In 2019, 1.49 million Ukrainian tourists visited Egypt.