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EU cooperates with Egypt in migration domain through 34 projects worth 111 million euros

Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt Christian Berger said cooperation between Egypt and the EU will be furthered in 2023, especially in the migration domain.


In statements to MENA on Saturday 07/01/2023, he said the Egyptian-EU cooperation protfolio in the migration domain stood at 111 million euros covering 34 projects.


He particularly lauded the positive implementation of a 60-million-euro migration program that aims at promoting response to migration challenges.


Berger said the EU has for the first time launched a border management program at 23 million euros in collaboration with Egypt.


He added that the second stage of this border program will be implemented with the Egyptian government at 57 million euros during the current year.


Source: State Information Service Egypt