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Egypt: Lavrov discuses cooperation between Russia and Egypt with FM Sameh Shukri00:49

Egypt: Lavrov discuses cooperation between Russia and Egypt with FM Sameh Shukri

Egypt, Cairo
May 29, 2017 at 12:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a bilateral meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukri in Cairo on Monday.

At the start of the meeting, Lavrov reportedly expressed his condolences regarding the al-Adwa bus attack, which claimed the lives of 28 people and injured many more, adding that Russia and Egypt need to join in their fight against terrorism.

Furthermore, Lavrov expressed hope that during the meeting both ministers will exchange their views on the settlement of conflicts in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Palestine, Israel and others. Lavrov also wanted to discuss the issue of bilateral cooperation, including trade and economic sphere.

In turn, Shukri stated that he was glad to see Lavrov in Cairo and that this visit would contribute to the development of a dialogue between Egyptian and Russian presidents.

Egypt: Lavrov discuses cooperation between Russia and Egypt with FM Sameh Shukri00:49
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a bilateral meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukri in Cairo on Monday.

At the start of the meeting, Lavrov reportedly expressed his condolences regarding the al-Adwa bus attack, which claimed the lives of 28 people and injured many more, adding that Russia and Egypt need to join in their fight against terrorism.

Furthermore, Lavrov expressed hope that during the meeting both ministers will exchange their views on the settlement of conflicts in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Palestine, Israel and others. Lavrov also wanted to discuss the issue of bilateral cooperation, including trade and economic sphere.

In turn, Shukri stated that he was glad to see Lavrov in Cairo and that this visit would contribute to the development of a dialogue between Egyptian and Russian presidents.

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