US and Egypt Discuss Joint Efforts On Combating Terrorism

US and Egypt on Thursday expressed and reiterated their strong support for joint efforts in the fight against terrorism as it poses a profound threat to peace, security, and stability in the region and beyond.

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi received US National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, in Cairo and discussed bilateral concerns and enhancing cooperation in combating terrorism and extremist ideology.

During the meeting, Sullivan stressed the importance of strengthening the Egyptian-US alliance and lauded Cairo for its efforts to establish peace in the region.

Sullivan said that he visited Egypt to further strengthen ties and speed up efforts for security and stability of the Middle East with the important role of Egypt under Sisi’s leadership.

Sisi expressed Egypt’s willingness to cement ties between Cairo and Washington and agreed to joint efforts on different levels and supported Sullivan’s efforts to restore peace in the Middle East.

Sisi repeated Egypt’s firm position based on the need to strengthen the pillars and national institutions of countries in crises in a bid to stop the further spread of terrorist groups in the region.

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