On the sidelines of the G20 Summit held in China, the Egyptian President, Abd El Fatah El Sisi, met with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, to discuss bilateral cooperation over the past two years, including energy collaboration and the establishment of industrial zones, reported Daily News Egypt.

Furthermore, the two presidents decided on sending a Russian delegation to Egypt to perform technical studies to resume direct flights between Russia and Egypt.

During their discussion, El Sisi stated: “we highly value concrete success we have managed to achieve over the recent years in bilateral cooperation. In particular, this year we have already signed an agreement for the construction of a nuclear power plant at Dabaa”, adding that Russia’s Rosatom atomic energy corporation has already started work, informed Tass Russian News Agency.

The Egyptian president marked the establishment of Egyptian-Russian industrial zones, which are aimed to further expand the countries’ partnership.