Ukraine’s prosecutor general seen as possible successor to President Poroshenko — MPWorld October 25, 0:23
51 ceasefire violations reported in Syria in past day — Russian reconciliation centerWorld October 24, 23:32
Two Ukrainian cities support initiative for broader status of Russian languageWorld October 24, 23:31
Russian Baltic Fleet’s training ship Smolny ends its visit to GreeceMilitary & Defense October 24, 21:23
Diplomat: US needs alleged attack on Russian ministry website to hype up cyberwar topicRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 21:03
IOC confirms talks between Thomas Bach and Russia’s whistleblowing couple StepanovsSport October 24, 20:34
Scottish rockers Nazareth will record album with new vocalist in 2017Society & Culture October 24, 20:23
Lavrov, Kerry agree to continue consultations on Aleppo — ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 20:11
Russian diplomat does not rule out Ukraine may provoke another gas crisis with EURussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 19:50
MOSCOW, February 13. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian-Egyptian two-on-two talks give an opportunity to coordinate positions on topical issues of international and regional agenda, visiting Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said at the beginning of a meeting with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov here on Thursday.
“I would like to thank you for an opportunity to visit Moscow to continue talks and consultations in two-on-two format,” Fahmy told Lavrov. “Russian hospitality is sufficient reason as it is for this visit, but I would like also to note that this format of talks involving the foreign and defence ministers reflects fully positions of negotiating parties on regional and international issues,” he noted.
Fahmy noted that Egypt and Russia have many issues, which should be discussed at talks on Thursday, including international problems, primarily the situation in the Middle East as well as different aspects of bilateral relations, including ties in trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres and development of military-technical cooperation. “I will not be too modest to say that international community is following keenly our visit,” Fahmy added.
The Egyptian foreign minister also noted that ongoing meetings in Moscow “reflect Egypt’s support to Russia’s position over preserving stability in the region of the Middle East and North Africa and averting attempts at destabilising the situation.” “We are interested to continue consultations at expert level,” Fahmy noted at the end of his speech.