A. M. VASILIEV
Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences
D. I. VINITSKY
Our sobkor in Egypt
Keywords: Egypt, Russia, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Vladimir Putin, visit, relations
Russia and Egypt are linked by a complex of historically developed political, economic relations and diverse humanitarian ties. The significance of Egypt for Russia is determined by its role as one of the leading political, economic and cultural centers of the Middle East and North Africa, as well as the vast Islamic world. Sea, land and air communications of international importance run through the territory of the Arab Republic of Egypt (ARE).
Cooperation with Egypt meets Russia's interests in one of the most important geopolitical regions in the Middle East, which is located close to our southern borders. Based on this, cooperation between the two countries will contribute to ensuring the stability of Russia's position in the Islamic world, creating favorable conditions for the development of Russian regions with Muslim populations, maintaining and strengthening Russia's position in the global oil and gas market, in the strategically important market for Russian agricultural and high-tech products, and exporting goods and services within the- Technical cooperation, in the aerospace field, etc.Russia has extensive and significant ties with Egypt in the humanitarian sphere-through international tourism, the large Russian community in this country, and cooperation between the Christian and Muslim faiths.
For the effective implementation of the goals and objectives of Russian foreign policy, it is essential to coordinate the international activities of Russia and Egypt on the basis of coordinated inter-ministerial consultations on the issues of the UN, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the League of Arab States, the African Union, the Forum of Gas Exporting Countries and other reputable international organizations.
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