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Russia to increase wheat supplies to Egypt, says Putin

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Russia to increase wheat supplies to Egypt, says Putin

<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is to increase wheat supplies to Egypt. The announcement was made during a visit to Moscow by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah. The two leaders talked about stregthening economic cooperation as well as the situation in the Middle East and North Africa. </p> <p>It’s their third meeting this year.</p> <p>“Every time we meet, the Egyptian people hope to see improvements in the cooperation between us and Russia in different fields, including the economy but also the fight against terror in a region suffering from terrorism,” said al-Sisi. “It has an impact our region’s stability and security. Not just in some countries, but in the entire region and possibly the whole world.” <br /> </br> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en" align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Vladimir Putin has met with President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi <a href="http://t.co/uBXHTC8POm">http://t.co/uBXHTC8POm</a> <a href="http://t.co/H566a6Q7Sd">pic.twitter.com/H566a6Q7Sd</a></p>— President of Russia (<code>KremlinRussia_E) <a href="https://twitter.com/KremlinRussia_E/status/636517506962878464">August 26, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <br></br> The presidents also discussed prospects for a resolution in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. <br></br> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en" align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Putin meets with El-Sisi in the Grand Kremlin Palace on August 26, 2015 in Moscow, Russia. <a href="http://t.co/LKj7L1tWJR">pic.twitter.com/LKj7L1tWJR</a></p>&mdash; Cairo Live 24/7 (</code>Cairotoday) <a href="https://twitter.com/Cairotoday/status/636509394621071360">August 26, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p>