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The article is dedicated to the historical correlations, which had great influence on the process of formation and realization of Egypt’s foreign policy. The author considers the geographical position and historical characteristics as the historical correlations, which could not be changed by the will of man. The significant influence on Egypt’s foreign policy had its colonial past and bilateral relations with the leading states: Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union and the United States. It is stressed that since the moment of establishment the Suez Canal has become one of the key factors determining the position of Egypt on the international arena. An important role in Egypt’s foreign policy priorities is dedicated to the resource allocation of the Nile river. The author states that the great historical heritage and the advantageous geographical location allowed Egypt to take a leading position in international tourism sphere.

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A A Poida

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

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6 Mikluho-Maklay St., Moscow, 117198, Russia

postgraduate student of the Department of Theory and History of International Relations, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)


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