Russia has handed Egypt a Molniya missile ship that participated in the inauguration of the “New Suez Canal” earlier this month, the Egyptian armed forces announced on Saturday.

The ship is considered one of the “most advanced units in the Russian navy,” Armed Forces Spokesman Mohamed Samir said in a statement published on Facebook.

The ship includes multiple armament systems, including surface to surface missile, considered to be one of the fastest among world navies, Samir said. […]