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Telephone conversation with President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

December 27, 2019

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, at the initiative of the Egyptian side.

Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi exchanged warm New Year greetings.

They discussed current matters of bilateral cooperation, including the implementation of the largest joint project, the construction of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant, El Dabaa, as well as the resumption of full-scale air service between the two countries.

The two leaders spoke in detail about the settlement of the crisis in Libya. They confirmed their intent to further coordinate efforts in order to stabilise the situation in that country and also noted the importance of mediation efforts of Germany and the UN in promoting the political process with the participation of all the main Libyan parties.

The two presidents agreed to maintain further contact.

December 27, 2019