MOSCOW, April 11. /TASS/. Russia and Egypt will join efforts to resume direct flights, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday at a ceremony in the Kremlin, in which newly appointed ambassadors presented him their credentials.
Among them was an ambassador from Egypt.
"Today, regular flights are resuming between our countries’ capitals [Moscow and Cairo]," he said. "Efforts will continue in order to resume air traffic on other routes."
Putin added that he stays in contact with Egyptian President Fattah al-Sisi, discussing topical international and regional issues, in which the two countries’ positions are close or absolutely the same.
Putin reminded that he had congratulated al-Sisi on his landslide victory at the recent presidential election.