Egyptian ambassador hopes for Russians' return to country's resorts

Last year Egyptian resorts welcomed 3.2 million Russian tourists

Egypt's Ambassador to Russia Mohammed El-Badri hopes that Russian tourists will soon be able to visit resorts in Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh again.

"We hope that in the very near future Russian tourists will be able to return [to the resorts] and holiday in Egypt," El-Badri told reporters on Dec. 1.

He added that last year Egyptian resorts welcomed 3.2 million Russian tourists.

"Our trade and economic relations with Russia have two wings: trade and tourism," he said.

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