President Abdel Fattah El Sisi agreed with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a phone call on Friday to fully resume flights between the two countries, especially in the Egyptian Red cities of Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh.
In press statements, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said the talks tackled means of promoting bilateral cooperation, especially in the tourism score.
President Sisi welcomed the resumption of flights between the two countries, voicing hope that the decision would give momentum to bilateral ties and boost tourism.
Putin underlined his country’s keenness on promoting cooperation with Egypt in various domains, hailing the achievements realized by Egypt’s in the fields of economic and social development, as well as the establishment of mega national projects.
He also lauded Egypt’s efforts to improve the investment climate and develop the infrastructure, noting that Egypt plays a pivotal role in realizing regional stability.
The spokesman said that the talks also tackled a host of regional issues, topped by the conditions in Libya and the latest developments related to the Ethiopian dam file.
The two leaders also discussed cooperation in various investment domains, especially the economic zone of the Suez Canal axis and the Dabaah nuclear plant.
The two leaders agreed to enhance coordination at all levels to confront challenges facing the two countries.