Statement on Mourning The Death of Ambassador, Sergie Kirpichenco, of The Russian Federation to The Arab Republic of Egypt
The Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA), mourns with deep sorrow and profound grief, the death of Ambassador, Sergei Kirpichenko, of The Russian Federation to The Arab Republic of Egypt, who passed away on the morning of September 2, 2019;
On this sad occasion, the Council affirms its deep appreciation and gratitude to the great role played by the late Ambassador in supporting and enhancing Egyptian-Russian relations, in its various aspects, since his arrival to Cairo, during delicate circumstances, in 2011, with which a new phase of Egyptian-Russian relations began;
By virtue of the direct and continuous communication and cooperation with the Russian Embassy in Cairo, the Council recalls the characteristics of the late Ambassador in terms of his great emotions for the Egyptian people, high moral character, diplomatic professionalism, and comprehensive and accurate knowledge that were not just limited to the various aspects of issues of bilateral relations, but also to the overall complex issues in the Arab region and Middle East;
Mourning the capable diplomat, the Council extends its deepest condolences to his honorable family, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, his friends, and devotees.