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Serbian Fighter Jets Escort President Sisi upon Arrival in Belgrade

Tue 19 Jul 2022 | 06:11 PM

On Tuesday, Serbian MIG-29 fighter jets escorted Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's aircraft upon entering Serbian airspace until landing at Belgrade Airport.

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic received El-Sisi at the airport, according to a separate statement by presidential spokesman Bassam Rady.

The visit comes within the context of the historical relations between the two countries, the spokesman said.

It will witness intensive negotiations with Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and the Speaker of the Serbian Parliament "to explore mechanisms to enhance political and economic relations between the two countries and ways to foster closer cooperation and coordination on the regional and international levels," he added.

The President is also set to deliver a speech at Belgrade University focusing on bilateral relations and prospects for strengthening ties. Furthermore, the speech will shed light on the outlines of Egyptian policy regarding the most important regional and international issues.