Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, President-Designate of the latest UN Climate Change Conference COP27, spoke in a radio interview on Friday about international climate action.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said the interview was held on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue in India.
Shoukry talked about the Egyptian vision for international climate action, highlighting the great challenges it faces in connection with the global energy crisis and geopolitical tensions.
In this context, the Egyptian presidency of COP27 set a range of goals to be achieved during the conference, most notably preserving climate action as part of priority issues in the international arena and bearing in mind climate justice that considers developing countries’ conditions and concerns.
The minister also noted that these goals were reflected in the outcomes of the conference and the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan approved during the event.