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Egypt, Russia making most of collaboration prospects

Moscow and Cairo are fostering cooperation in various areas and are sure to maintain close bilateral relations in the midterm.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) meets with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo, Egypt December 11, 2017. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool - UP1EDCB0X5711
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Now that direct commercial flights have been restored between their capitals, Russia and Egypt are looking to expand their affiliations.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s re-election enables Cairo to continue the same foreign policy toward Moscow. In a congratulatory cable to his Egyptian counterpart, Vladimir Putin expressed hopes for further cooperation, which is already rather comprehensive, between the two countries.

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