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Foreign relations of Egypt

Disputes - international Egypt asserts its claim to the "Hala'ib Triangle," a barren area of 20,580 km² under partial Sudanese administration that is defined by an administrative boundary which supersedes the treaty boundary of 1899.

Illicit drugs a transit point for Southwest Asian and Southeast Asian heroin and opium moving to Europe, Africa, and the US; popular transit stop for Nigerian couriers.

Misc. After seven years, the United States and Egypt re-established diplomatic relations on February 28, 1974.



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