Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh Shoukry
On July 6, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, at the latter’s request.
The ministers exchanged opinions on the situation in the Middle East, with a focus on the events around Qatar. In this context, Mr Shoukry informed Mr Lavrov of the results of the meeting between foreign ministers of several Arab states that took place on June 5 in Cairo and focused on the situation in the Persian Gulf.
Sergey Lavrov and Sameh Shoukry also discussed the current state and prospects of the Russia-Egypt relations, and agreed to maintain further close contacts on the most significant issues of the bilateral agenda.