Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Hassan Shoukry
On May 12, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Hassan Shoukry.
During the conversation, the ministers exchanged views on the Syrian crisis, taking into account the results of the fourth International High-Level Meeting on Syria held in Astana on May 3 and 4. They discussed specific joint steps to support the political settlement of the armed conflict.
The shared commitment to strengthening Russian-Egyptian political dialogue and cooperation in various spheres was reaffirmed.