Shoigu arrived in Egypt for talks


RIA Novosti

The Minister of defense of Russia General of the army Sergei Shoigu arrived in Cairo on Monday to hold talks with representatives of the military-political leadership of Egypt, told reporters the official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.

“The meetings will discuss prospects of bilateral military and military-technical cooperation, issues of regional and international security,” he said.

Konashenkov said that, in particular, negotiations with the Minister of defence of Egypt Sedki Sobhi will be held in bilateral format and with the participation of heads of diplomatic missions according to the formula “two plus two”.