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Putin supports Sisi bid for Egypt presidency

"It's a very responsible decision," Putin said


Army chief Al-Sisi smiles during his meeting with Russian Defence Minster Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (unseen) in Moscow, on 13 February  2014 (AFP, Vasily Maximov)
Army chief Al-Sisi smiles during his meeting with Russian Defence Minster Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (unseen) in Moscow, on 13 February 2014 (AFP, Vasily Maximov)

AFP – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said he supported Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s bid for presidency, wishing him luck after holding talks in Moscow.

“I know that you, Mr. defence minister, have decided to run for president of Egypt,” Putin said. “It’s a very responsible decision… I wish you luck both from myself personally and from the Russian people.”

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