Foreign Minister، Sameh Shoukry، and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and Military Production، General Mohamed Zaki، will meet their Russian counterparts in Moscow today، Monday.
The so-called 2+2 format meeting will focus on reaching settlement of regional crises.
"The upcoming consultations are expected to center round the situation in the Middle East and North Africa with a focus on the Syrian and Libyan crises، the situation in Sudan، problems of security in the Gulf region، the Middle East settlement، anti-terrorism efforts and issues of non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction،" the ministry said.
"Apart from that، the ministers will discuss the state of affairs in the key areas of the comprehensive Russian-Egyptian cooperation and will outline the goal for further development of the entire spectrum of bilateral relations."
Moreover، Shoukry is giving a live interview now to Russia Today (RT) TV Channel، through which he stressed on the convergence of views between Russia and Egypt on several regional issues.
The previous meeting in this format was held in mid-May 2018، also in Moscow.