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Sisi hails depth of strategic relations with US

Wednesday، 21 April 2021 - 05:03 PM
Sisi hails depth of strategic relations with US

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has hailed the depth of strategic relations between Egypt and the United States, describing the ties between the two sides as very important.

During a meeting with Ronald S Lauder, the head of World Jewish Congress, the president said crises besetting the region require regular cooperation and consultations between Egypt and the United States to deal with all threats and combat extremist and terrorist ideologies to achieve security and stability.

Presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said the meeting, which was attended by the head of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service, Abbas Kamel, tackled Egyptian-US relations, the Middle East peace process and issues related to extremism combat.

For his part, Lauder voiced appreciation of Egypt's role in realizing security in the Middle East and Africa and confronting terrorism. He also praised Egypt's achievements at the economic reform level.

The spokesman asserted that president Sisi called for resuming negotiations between the Palestinians and Israel to reach a fair and lasting solution to the Palestinian problem in line with international legitimacy resolutions.

The president pointed out to Egypt's good offices to achieve intra-Palestinian reconciliation and maintain the ceasefire in Gaza to achieve the security of the Palestinian people and improve the living and economic conditions in the Palestinian enclave.


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