CAIRO - 9 April 2019: Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi started on Sunday a tour to Guinea, Ivory Coast, Senegal and the United States. President El-Sisi's visit to the United States comes at the invitation of US President Donald Trump and aims to enhance bilateral relations in all fields and consultations on regional issues and developments. The U.S. Embassy & Consulate In Egypt recently published a readout concerning the meeting between President Al-Sisi and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Office of the Spokesperson
April 9, 2019
Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi in Washington. The Secretary and the President reaffirmed the strength and importance of the U.S.-Egypt bilateral relationship. The Secretary thanked President Sisi for his leadership in advancing Egypt’s and the region’s security and stability, including through counterterrorism efforts and countering the Iranian regime’s malign influence. The Secretary and the President also discussed cases concerning U.S. citizens in Egypt.