Egypt's Sisi to attend Russian V-Day celebrations

Ahram Online , Tuesday 5 May 2015

El-Sisi is to celebrate the Soviet Union's World War II victory over Nazi Germany in Moscow next Saturday

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (Photo: Reuters)

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is to travel to Moscow to attend Russia's Victory Day celebrations on May 9, Egypt's presidency announced on Tuesday.

Next Saturday, Russia is to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany at the end of World War II.

It will be El-Sisi's second official visit to Moscow since becoming Egypt's head of state in June 2014, after a previous visit to the Russian capital in August 2014.

El-Sisi had already visited Russia as defence minister in February of the same year.


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