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Russia: We will return to the Middle East - Foreign Council chair Margelov00:59

Russia: We will return to the Middle East - Foreign Council chair Margelov

Russian Federation, Moscow
November 8, 2013 at 19:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: We will return to the Middle East - Foreign Council chair Margelov

Members of the Federation Council for Foreign Affairs, including Chairman Mikhail Margelov, met with an Egyptian diplomatic delegation on Friday in Moscow. The Egyptian delegates wanted to meet the Russian members to express their gratitude and support to Russia, expressing wishes to strengthen bilateral ties with the nation.

Margelov told the Egyptian delegates: "Russia will return to the Middle East, we didn't go anywhere the last time. And as a confirmation of this, there were portraits of Vladimir Putin in Tahrir square in Egypt. I saw it myself on TV."

The foreign affairs chairman also stated that Russia will support an idea for a Russian-Egyptian council to be created.

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Russia: We will return to the Middle East - Foreign Council chair Margelov

Members of the Federation Council for Foreign Affairs, including Chairman Mikhail Margelov, met with an Egyptian diplomatic delegation on Friday in Moscow. The Egyptian delegates wanted to meet the Russian members to express their gratitude and support to Russia, expressing wishes to strengthen bilateral ties with the nation.

Margelov told the Egyptian delegates: "Russia will return to the Middle East, we didn't go anywhere the last time. And as a confirmation of this, there were portraits of Vladimir Putin in Tahrir square in Egypt. I saw it myself on TV."

The foreign affairs chairman also stated that Russia will support an idea for a Russian-Egyptian council to be created.