The heads of state exchanged heartfelt wishes on the coming New Year.
They continued the discussion on current issues in Russian-Egyptian relations. The leaders praised the current level of bilateral cooperation in various fields, including the construction of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant El Dabaa and the establishment of a Russian industrial zone in the Suez Canal area.
They expressed satisfaction that Egypt will take part in the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in June 2022 as a guest country.
The presidents also covered certain international issues. Russia and Egypt acknowledged that they have similar approaches to reaching a political settlement in Libya.
Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi agreed to maintain close contact.