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Putin and Abbas received in Cairo as Russia and Egypt join forces against terrorism

Putin and Abbas received in Cairo as Russia and Egypt join forces against terrorism
In the aftermath of the 'Arab Spring' in 2011, which saw the overthrow of the Egyptian government, followed by a counter-coup in 2013, president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sharply pivoted Egypt's international outlook away from America and towards Russia. Since then, Russian-Egyptian relations have reached a level not seen since the 1970s. Throughout, pro-government Egyptian media regularly accused Barack Hussein Obama of siding with deposed...

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