MOSCOW, October 25 (Itar-Tass) - Russian presidential special envoy for the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has met newly appointed Egyptian Ambassador in Moscow Muhammad al-Badr to discuss the strengthening of international and regional cooperation between the two countries.
“During the meeting, Bogdanov and al-Badr confirmed the commitment to further deepening of multilateral cooperation,” the ministry said.
The Russian envoy also met a delegation of Egyptian public figures and political scientists led head of Red Sea Governorate Abdel Mohamed.
Members of the Egyptian delegation talked about the events in Egypt. “Special attention was paid to prospects for starting a broad national dialogue and promoting the political process, which will ensure the sustainable development in Egypt on the basis of the effective functioning of all bodies of power,” the ministry said.
Both parties confirmed the commitment to developing and strengthening relations “based on the traditions and principles of friendship, mutual respect and the non-interference into internal affairs”, the ministry said.