Egypt s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry upon their arrival to Kyiv earlier Friday as part of the African Russian-Ukrainian peace mission. Photo : Egyptian Cabinet
Madbouly is leading the Egyptian delegation on behalf of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.
The joint African delegation includes the heads of South Africa, Senegal, Comoros, Uganda, Zambia, and a representative from the Republic of Congo, in addition to Egypt.
The African delegation will hold talks today with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that will be followed by a joint press conference.
After meeting with Ukrainian leadership, the delegation is scheduled to travel to Russia.
South African President Cyril Ramasphosa announced the initiative in May.