ECFA participation in “Egypt and Russia … Eighty years of Strategic Partnership” conference
On the 19th of August 2023, Ambassadors Mohamed Al Oraby and Dr. Ezzat saad, the chairman of the board and the director respectively, participated in “Egypt and Russia … Eighty Years of Strategic Partnership” conference. This conference is organized by Dialogue Center for Political and Media Studies, in cooperation with Russian House in Egypt and Egyptian Russian Institution for Culture and Science. Participated in the conference number of officials, diplomats, and academics.
The conference addressed the topics that focus on different aspects of the relations between Egypt and Russia on bilateral and international levels. The first topic of the conference is “Egypt and Russia … a Rich History and a Well-Established Strategic Track”. The second topic is “Egypt and Russia … Effective Economic Partnership”, and the third topic is “Egyptian Russian Cooperation … Promising Prospects”.
The participants agreed that the relation between the two countries goas back to centuries before the establishment of the diplomatic relations between both countries in 1943. In the latest years, Egypt and Russia started to build a new era of effective strategic relations in a framework of bilateral relations. These relations based on consultation and coordination in different issues of mutual interest, as both countries have shared a close visions on the internal and external levels. The strategic partnership agreement between both countries, which entered into force in 2021, affirms the relations between the two countries in this regard.
In this regard, the participants stressed that there are many promising chances to enhance cooperation and partnership between both countries, in a way that achieves mutual interests of both countries in the challenging world, and this cooperation needs to be done without delay.