President Abd Al Fattah Al-Sisi is scheduled to address the Russian Federation Council in Moscow، (upper house of parliament) ،on Tuesday. During his speech، the president will assure Egypt's keenness to strengthen bilateral relations with Russia in all fields and expand joint cooperation to strengthen parliamentary and popular relations between the two countries. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will hold informal talks on Tuesday evening، Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters، TASS reported.
"If we briefly look at what’s in the future، this will be a busy week. We will have a part linked to the visit of Egyptian President el-Sisi to Russia. These contacts will be held in Sochi and they will begin tomorrow،" Peskov said. "Tomorrow there will be a working day in Moscow and a working day or a working evening، I would say، in Sochi،" he said.
An informal contact will begin on Tuesday evening، Peskov said، noting that "this is a very efficient format of communication، which enables the heads of state to discuss the most topical issues in private before the official talks."
The full-fledged talks are scheduled for Wednesday.
Earlier، the Kremlin press service said the leaders would discuss "key issues of further development of Russian-Egyptian cooperation، as well as exchange views on vital issues on the international agenda."
The two leaders plan to sign a range of joint documents after the talks.