CAIRO, June 26 – RIA Novosti, Rafael Daminov. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov a telegram of condolence on the death of Yevgeny Primakov, RIA Novosti spokesman Minister Badr Abdel Aty.
On Friday it became known that former Prime Minister (1998-1999) and former Foreign Minister (1996-1998), Academician Primakov, has died at the age of 85 years. Orientalist education Primakov in different years headed the academic Institute of Oriental Studies and the Institute of World Economy and International relations.
“The minister (Sameh Shoukry) Primakov stressed the role in achieving peace and stability in the Middle East, support for Palestinian rights and resolution Arab problem “, – said in the telegram Foreign Minister of Egypt.
What is remembered Yevgeny Primakov
Yevgeny Primakov was born October 29, 1929 in Kiev. From January 1996 to September 1998 he was Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. In foreign policy strategy was the author of “multipolarity”. From September 1998 to May 1999 Yevgeny Primakov served as Prime Minister. One of the most outstanding events during his tenure as prime minister was the failed visit to the United States. March 24, 1999, Yevgeny Primakov headed to Washington. When the plane was over the Atlantic, the prime minister said that NATO began bombing Yugoslavia. Because of this, Primakov ordered to turn the plane and returned to Moscow. Read more in reference to RIA Novosti & gt; & gt;
The last interview Primakov
His recent interview with the former prime minister and ex-head of the Russian Foreign Ministry gave in March 2015 the agency Sputnik. He assessed the situation in the Arab countries, and also commented on the operation of the international coalition against the terrorist group “Islamic State”. Read the full interview & gt; & gt;