Egypt: Foreign Ministry - Russia-Egypt Year of Humanitarian Cooperation 'Bright Spot' in History of Joint Relations

Assistant Foreign Minister for Cultural Relations Ambassador Mahmoud Talaat on Friday described the launch of the Russia-Egypt Year of Humanitarian Cooperation as a "bright spot" in the history of joint relations.

Addressing the launch ceremony; on behalf of Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Talaat said the event comes within the framework of strategic relations between the two countries that was reflected in a humanitarian exchange document, which was signed by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Russia's Sochi city in 2018.

The Egyptian culture and foreign ministries and Russian bodies concerned have prepared an agenda, including 23 cultural and artistic events throughout the whole year, with the participation of the culture ministry's sectors and authorities. It will conclude in May 2022.

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