Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi have signed a strategic co-operation treaty. The treaty, designed to increase trade, military and other ties, was signed by the two leaders in Sochi yesterday.
Mr al-Sisi, who was completing a three-day visit to Russia, hailed his talks with Mr Putin and termed the agreement as a new chapter in the history of the countries’ bilateral relations.
Mr Putin said the talks encompassed the whole spectrum of bilateral relations as well as key international and regional problems. He said he and the Egyptian President discussed expanding arms trade and military ties.