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On the meeting between Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry

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On 10 June in Nizhny Novgorod on the margins of the BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry.

In the course of the meeting the sides discussed topical aspects of the Middle East agenda with a focus on the ongoing escalation in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict zone. The necessity of intensifying international efforts for a rapid ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and ensuring sustainable humanitarian access in order to provide the necessary assistance to the population of the Palestinian enclave was stressed.

The Ministers also discussed the current issues of further development of traditionally friendly Russian-Egyptian relations, including the maintenance of political dialogue, as well as the development of trade, economic and humanitarian ties.

Source
https://www.mid.ru/ru/foreign_policy/news/1955295/

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