The formal talks between President Al-Sisi and Putin are scheduled to kick off shortly in Sochi to highlight ways to expand Egyptian Russian cooperation and exchange views on issues of major international agenda، according to Tass. Furthermore، joint documents are expected to be signed after the talks.
Putin and Sisi will discuss the resumption of direct charter flights from Russia to Egyptian Red Sea resorts during their meeting، Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told press، according to Reuters.
Noteworthy، President Sisi arrived in Sochi for a formal meeting with Putin on Wednesday. Sisi headed to Moscow on Monday on a three-day visit to Russia to hold talks with President Putin.
During the visit، Putin issued a decree approving to sign a comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation agreement with Egypt to include all levels.
The decree consists of endorsing proposals on the agreement by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs that are set in collaboration with executive authority institutions. The decree was published on the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI).
On December 11، 2017، Putin visited Egypt for the second time since Sisi was sworn into office in May 2014; the visit came upon President Sisi's invitation in September 2017.
In February 2015، the Russian president visited Egypt and attended the signature of a number of deals between Cairo and Moscow.