Last Update 14:15
Monday, 21 October 2019

Russian Defence Minister Shoigu arrives in Cairo for cooperation talks

Ahram Online , Wednesday 29 Nov 2017
Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu Reuters
Views: 3717
Views: 3717

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Cairo Wednesday for talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sedki Sobhi and other Egyptian officials, state-run MENA news agency reported.

The officials will discuss boosting military cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

Egypt and Russia have been stepping up military cooperation in recent years.

The latest meeting between the two defence ministers took place in Cairo in August.

Short link:


Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

© 2010 Ahram Online.