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Telephone conversation with President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

January 10, 2020

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

The two presidents continued to discuss the situation in Libya, including with consideration to the joint statement made by the Russian and Turkish leaders during Vladimir Putin’s visit to Istanbul on January 8. Both sides stressed the need to step up international efforts with a view to resolving the crisis in Libya by peaceful means, by facilitating political dialogue between the sides to the conflict.

Other items on the international agenda, including the developments in Syria and the Persian Gulf region, were also discussed.

Current issues pertaining to bilateral relations, first of all, cooperation in the nuclear power industry, were also touched upon. Both presidents reaffirmed their intention to further develop the multifaceted Russian-Egyptian cooperation.

It was agreed to maintain contact at various levels.

January 10, 2020