Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had a phone call on Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on means of promoting bilateral ties as well as a host of regional issues that concern Cairo and Moscow.
The talks also tackled the measures adopted to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.
The two sides underlined the depth of bilateral ties at all levels as well as the importance of continued consultations and coordination with regard to various issues of mutual concern.
The two sides also reviewed the latest regional developments, especially with regard to the Palestinian cause and the conditions in Syria and Libya.
The talks also tackled the latest developments concerning the Ethiopia dam.