On Friday had a telephone conversation foreign Ministers of Russia and Egypt. During the dialogue, Sergei Lavrov and Sameh shoukry spoke about the current situation in the Middle East and North Africa with emphasis on the situation in Syria. In addition, there were discussed the issues of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh shoukry in a telephone conversation discussed the steps to resolve the Syrian conflict. This was reported on the website of the foreign Ministry.
«During the meeting we discussed the current situation in the Middle East and North Africa with emphasis on the situation in Syria», — is spoken in the message. The Ministers also discussed specific steps to resolve the Syrian conflict, including on the grounds of Astana and Geneva.
In addition, during the dialogue there were discussed the issues of strengthening of bilateral relations between Russia and Egypt. The telephone conversation was initiated by the Egyptian side.