Egypt–Switzerland relations

Egyptian-Swiss relations



Egyptian-Swiss relations are the bilateral relations between Egypt and Switzerland. Official diplomatic relation between both countries date back from 1909, with the opening of a Swiss trade mission in Egypt. Egypt has an embassy in Berne and a general consulate in Geneva. Switzerland has an embassy in Cairo.

Luxor massacre

Main article: Luxor massacre

On November 17, 1997 36 Swiss tourists were killed in Luxor, Egypt, during the Luxor massacre. The attack was perpetrated by Al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya.

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