15 Oct 2018 13:28

Russian, Egyptian presidents to have informal meeting in Sochi on Tuesday evening - Peskov

MOSCOW. Oct 15 (Interfax) - The talks between the Russian and Egyptian presidents, Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, will start with an informal dinner in Sochi on Tuesday evening, presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said.

"The talks will start in Sochi tomorrow night; communication will be informal. This is a very effective format that enables the heads of state to discuss the most pressing matters before official talks begin," Peskov said.

Putin and el-Sisi will hold formal talks in Sochi on Wednesday.

El-Sisi is also due to meet with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on Tuesday.