Sochi view - Wikimedia Commons.
CAIRO - 13 October 2018: Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Sochi, the biggest summer resort in Russia.
According to statement issued by the Kremlin on Thursday, the two leaders will be discussing several issues of mutual interests and exchange views on current international affairs.
Earlier this month, Egypt's Presidency announced that Sisi is expected to pay a visit to Russia in October to meet with the Russian president; however, no official dates were mentioned.
The magnificent Russian city Sochi which falls on the Black Sea coast is dubbed the cleanest city in the world due to its wonderful climate. Sochi has been announced as a summer resort since 1872.
Sochi’s climate is subtropical with a moderate lovely weather, worm at summer and mild cold at winter. It hosted 2014 Green Olympics.
The magnificent Russian city contains a number of archeological sites. It houses ancient rock dolmens and Sergo Ordzhonikidze spa resort. In 1838, the Alexandria Fort was built on the sea shore.
Now, the city serves as the unofficial summer capital of Russia. One of the remarkable landmarks is the famous Caucasus Mountains in the vicinity of Sochi.
Sochi hosted several global sports tournaments of XXII Olympic Winter Games, XI Paralympic Winter Games , Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix from 2014 to 2020. It also was one of the Russian host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
About two million tourists visit Greater Sochi each summer to enjoy Caucasus Mountains, pebble and sand beaches. Sochi visitors as well enjoy its large number of parks, monuments, and marvelous Stalinist architecture.
This is the second time for Sisi to visit this magnificent Russian city. The first visit was in 2014.