Sisi’s visit to Russia signals Egypt is embracing the Eastern powers

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Newscast Media MOSCOW—The recent visit of Egyptian military chief Abdel-Fattah
al-Sisi to Russia signaled that Egypt is seeking to alleviate Western pressures through
stronger ties with Eastern powers, analysts said.

Defense Minister Sisi, along with Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy, returned from the
Russian capital of Moscow Thursday after a two-day visit which he described as “a
new start for military and technical cooperation.” CONTINUE TO FULL STORY>>