EU-Egypt: strong partnership towards enhanced cooperation
"I applaud Egypt’s continued drive to reduce poverty and your commitment to reduce the numbers of those living in poverty to 6% of the population by 2022. Ensuring that the benefits of economic reform and growth are felt by all parts of society, particularly in vulnerable rural areas, will be important in meeting this ambitious target." stated Commissioner Füle during the EU-Egypt Association Council held in Luxembourg on 27 April 2010. The Council discussed ways in which the already strong partnership between EU and Egypt could develop through enhanced dialogue.
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