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Egypt's Sisi discusses security cooperation with Russian intelligence chief

Ahram Online , Tuesday 13 Feb 2018
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Sergey Naryshkin (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met in Cairo on Tuesday with the director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Sergey Naryshkin, where they discussed security cooperation, the Egyptian presidency announced.

El-Sisi and Naryshkin also discussed boosting security cooperation between Egypt and Russia, especially in the ongoing war on terrorism.

They also discussed recent developments in the Middle East, exchanging views on ending the various conflicts in the region, with El-Sisi stressing Egypt's position of supporting political solutions and respecting the sovereignty of the states in the region and the unity of their territories.

Naryshkin delivered greetings from Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that Russia appreciates the great role played by Egypt in supporting peace and stability in the Middle East.

The meeting was attended by the acting head of Egypt’s General intelligence Abbas Kamel.

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