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The Palestinian cause comes on top priorities of Egypt's foreign policy, which aims to help the Palestinian people obtain all its legitimate rights, in accordance with the international legitimacy resolutions and the Arab peace initiative, topped by establishing their independent state on the borders of June 4th, 1967 with its capital as East Jerusalem, through emphasizing the need for serious and fruitful negotiations on the basis of international resolutions, the Arab peace initiative, stopping the Israeli settlement activities and the continuous attacks on all religious sanctities. Egypt is aware of resolving the Palestinian cause as one of the main keys to stability in the region, which contributes in eliminating one of the most important pretext that the extremist groups depends upon to justify its violence acts and providing a better regional reality for generations in the future.
The Libyan issue is one of the most prominent issues that the Egyptian foreign policy gives a great attention due to the geographical proximity and its impacts on the Egyptian national security. Egypt communicates with the Libyan neighboring countries, especially Algeria and Tunisia to maintain Libyan territorial integrity, preserve the resources and restore security and stability in Libya, as well as facing the forces of violence, extremism and terrorism. Egypt also works to prevent the country from sliding into chaos and destruction, through the attempt of approaching viewpoints of different parties together without disturbing the principle of full respect of the Libyan people's will and their right to determine their own future, in addition to emphasize the importance of strengthening the process of democratic transformation, supporting Libyan legitimate associations and institutions, topped by the Libyan parliament and the national army, with an emphasis on the need to start the implementation of development plans to achieve the goals and aspirations of the brotherly Libyan people.
Egypt stresses the need to maintain Yemen's unity and territorial integrity, further to the national interests of the brotherly Yemeni people by empowering the state to control the entire Yemeni territories and restoring security and stability through its participation in the alliance to support legitimacy in Yemen.
Egypt is working hard to support all means to build a civil democratic state that embraces all Syrians, reach a political solution to maintain the unity of the Syrian territories and support the UN efforts aiming to resolve the Syrian crisis, as well as coordinating with international and regional powers. In the same context, Egypt stresses the importance of confronting the terrorist organizations there and preventing the collapse of the Syrian state institutions. Egypt also seeks to adopt an Arabic perception leading to serious procedures to save Syria and the region's security and to begin the reconstruction efforts immediately after reaching a political settlement to allow the return of Syrian refugees to their homeland.
Egypt seeks to support the positive steps that the government has started to adopted to restore security and stability and also exerts endeavors aiming to empowering the Iraqi Government to fulfill the requirements of understating and reconciliation among the various components of Iraqi people to revive the concept of the national state away from any ethnic or sectarian discrimination and provide the necessary support to defeat terrorist organizations.
Egypt supports the dialogue among the various Lebanese political forces to restore stability in this brotherly country, stop the polarization and alleviate division, in addition to maintain the capabilities of the Lebanese people and institutions of the state, further to achieve regional stability.
Egypt supports the Somali government in its fight against terrorism, as well as the process of development and stability in Somalia, where Egypt supports the Somali government to implement the "Vision 2016", in order to complete the institutional and constitutional building in Somalia and achieve the aspirations of its brotherly people.