Russian Defense Minister Praises Egypt’s Efforts in Fight Against Terrorism


Russian Defense Minister said that Moscow supports the stable efforts of Egypt’s leadership in the fight against terrorism.

CAIRO (Sputnik) – Russia supports the stable efforts of Egypt’s leadership in the fight against terrorism, including on the Sinai Peninsula, Russian Defense Minister Gen. Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday.

“We support the stable efforts by Egypt’s leadership in the fight against terrorism, including steps on normalizing the situation in Sinai. We are sure that the destruction of terrorists operating on both the peninsula and throughout Egypt reflects the interests of not only the Egyptians, but the residents of all countries in the region,” Shoigu said during a meeting of a joint Russian-Egyptian committee on military-technical cooperation.