MOSCOW, December 7./TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Egypt on Monday, December 11, to discuss ways to ensure stability and security in the Middle East and North Africa.
"The development of Russian-Egyptian relations on the political, trade-economic, energy and humanitarian trajectories will be discussed at talks with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi," the Kremlin press service said on Thursday.
A statement by presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi, received by the TASS office in Cairo, said the visit of the Russian leader is aimed at a further strengthening of historic and strategic relations between the states.
"It is expected that during the visit that will take place within the framework of commitment of Russia and Egypt to the strengthening of their historic and strategic relations, talks between the two presidents will be held to discuss ways to advance bilateral cooperation in different sectors, first of all in political and economic, as well as in the energy sphere. Besides, consultations will take place on a number of regional issues and topics of mutual interest," the document said.