Announcing the Arrival to Cairo of U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan Cohen

November 17, 2019 Cairo – The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the arrival in Cairo of the new U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Jonathan Cohen. Ambassador Cohen presented his credentials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 17, 2019. Jonathan Cohen was sworn in as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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CDA Thomas Goldberger Remarks on the 40th Anniversary of Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty

March 26, 2019 Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining us to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Peace Treaty between Egypt and Israel—an agreement that brought an end to decades of war, devastation, and human suffering. The Peace Treaty was preceded by the 1978 Camp David Accords, and was the product …

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Ambassador Beecroft’s Remarks at the U.S Embassy’s 2015 Independence Day Celebration

Cairo – On behalf of the entire Embassy community, thank you for joining us to celebrate the birthday of the United States. We are marking the anniversary of American Independence today rather than on July 4 for the convenience of our guests who will be fasting during Ramadan. 239 years ago, America’s founders signed the …

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Ambassador Beecroft’s Remarks at the Launch of the Higher Education Initiative

Your excellencies Minister el-Ahwany, Minister Abdul Khalek; Master of Ceremonies Mr. El-Kerdany; Astronaut Dr. Mary Ellen Weber; distinguished members of the Egyptian government, the Egyptian and American university communities, and the media; friends, colleagues, partners – and above all, students:  Thank you for participating in this special occasion and thank you for your warm welcome. …

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U.S. Embassy Cairo Celebrates Independence Day

Ladies and gentlemen, the ministers conservative gentlemen, Ambassadors, and Distinguished Guests, We are delighted to host you My colleagues and I at the Embassy of the United States to commemorate the Bicentennial of Independence and thirty-eight holiday. We are especially pleased to be hosting you at this celebration today as we were unable to do …

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