El-Sisi: Coordination with Russia continues to reach political resolution for crisis in Syria

Cairo, SANA – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi affirmed that work and coordination with Russia will continue to expedite reaching a political resolution for the crisis in Syria.

According to Egyptian presidency spokesman Bassam Radi, el-Sisi affirmed during his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Saturday the need for “containing terrorist elements and ensuring that they do not cross over to other areas in the region.”

Radi said that the meeting tackled means of enhancing joint counter-terrorism efforts, with el-Sisi underlining the danger posed by some sides and countries that support terrorist groups and organizations.

Hazem Sabbagh

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