During the telephone call, Mr Putin and Mr Abdel Fattah el-Sisi discussed the current issues of friendly bilateral relations. Both sides pointed out their progressive development in various fields. The two presidents expressed interest in the early implementation of measures to improve security at Egyptian airports, which would make it possible to resume Russian airlines’ flights to Egypt and to restore tourist exchange.
The two leaders also covered some aspects of the international and regional agenda, with emphasis on the situation in Syria and Libya. Mr Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, in particular, praised the efforts made by the Russian side to destroy terrorist groups and achieve a political settlement in Syria.