Egypt and Russia are edging closer as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announced that the Russians would help in the construction of the country’s first nuclear power plant.
According to the Egyptian President, who was holding a press conference at Al-Qubba Presidential Palace, Cairo and Moscow have “signed a memorandum of understanding to build the first nuclear plant in El-Dabaa.”
At the press conference, the two leaders stressed the importance of strengthening military relations between the two countries and combatting terrorism.
President Putin declared that “terrorism does not stop at borders,” stressing the importance of continuing the international fight against terrorism.
The leaders also vowed to continue fighting for the Palestinian cause, with Sisi stressing that a two-state solution is necessary.
President Putin is in Cairo on a two day visit aimed at boosting bilateral relations between Cairo and Moscow.