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25 February 201519:35

Press release on Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri


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On February 25, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri of the Arab Republic of Egypt on the sidelines of a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ministerial Contact Group for Palestine and East Jerusalem. The officials discussed practical issues of Russian-Egyptian bilateral cooperation in the context of implementing the agreements reached after the February 9-10, 2015 visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Cairo.

They exchanged confidential opinions on topical regional issues and focused on the situation in Syria, Libya and the Palestinian territories. They also confirmed their mutual desire to continue close Russian-Egyptian cooperation for the purpose of resolving Middle East and North Africa crises as soon as possible.
February 25, 2015




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