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15 May 201816:04

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with the Assistant of the Egyptian Foreign Minister for Arab Affairs Yasser Elwy

918-15-05-2018

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On May 15, Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov received Assistant of the Egyptian Foreign Minister for Arab Affairs Yasser Elwy, who accompanied Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry during his visit to Moscow, made in order to participate in another round of talks between Russia and Egypt at the level of foreign and defence ministers in the two-plus-two format, which was held on May 14.

The parties continued their confidential exchange of views on the state of affairs in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, focusing on the developments in Syria, Libya and Yemen. At the same time, the officials reaffirmed the mutual desire of Moscow and Cairo to strengthen political and diplomatic interaction on regional matters between Egypt and Russia, aimed at facilitating a prompt settlement of the crisis situations in these regions.

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