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Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Saltanov Meets with Egyptian Ambassador to Moscow Raouf Saad


On July 27, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexander Saltanov received Raouf Saad, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Moscow, at his request.

During the conversation, an exchange of views on the situation in the Middle East and on the problem of combating terrorism in the light of the recent tragic events in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm El Sheikh took place. It was noted that an effective struggle against terrorism is impossible without coordinated efforts by the entire international community.

The sides touched upon a number of issues in bilateral cooperation, including that in the space field, affirming the reciprocal disposition to strengthen further the relations of strategic partnership that have evolved between Russia and Egypt.

July 27, 2005

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