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Telephone conversation with President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

December 25, 2021

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

The heads of state exchanged heartfelt wishes on the coming New Year.

They continued the discussion on current issues in Russian-Egyptian relations. The leaders praised the current level of bilateral cooperation in various fields, including the construction of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant El Dabaa and the establishment of a Russian industrial zone in the Suez Canal area.

They expressed satisfaction that Egypt will take part in the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in June 2022 as a guest country.

The presidents also covered certain international issues. Russia and Egypt acknowledged that they have similar approaches to reaching a political settlement in Libya.

Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi agreed to maintain close contact.

December 25, 2021