Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are holding joint statement in Sochi, starting at 14:00 local time (11:00 GMT).

Commenting on the statement, Putin’s aide Dmitry Ushakov has noted that considering international topics, it would refer to the recent situation in Libya, Syria, and Yemen. He also added that Putin and al-Sisi to address military and economic cooperation between Cairo and Moscow, in particular — the construction of the El Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant.