reported by : Abeer Almadawy
Sunday,21 of April,2019
President Abdul Fattah AlSisi recieved at Sunday the U.S. Democratic Senator Ronald Wyden with the attendance of the Egyptian FM Sameh Shokry and the head of the Egyptian intelligence General Abbas Kamel...
The spoke man of the presidency ambassador Basam Raday declared that ,
President AlSisi met today the US democratic senator Ronald Wyden in the Egyptian palace of Alithadiya , During the meeting H.E president ALSISI Expressed on the strongest -old strategic relations between Egypt and the U.S. As he emphasized on Egypt’s commitment to strengthening all aspects of these relations within a framework of mutual respect and common interests, particularly in light of the turbulent regional situation and its challenges, primarily instability and the growing threat of terrorism that has affected a number of countries in the region.
President AlSisi also confirmed his keenness on constantly engaging with Congress leaders as part of the two countries’ coordination and consultations on various issues of mutual interest. The President reviewed Egypt’s efforts to combat terrorism and the extremist ideology and measures underway for the implementation of the comprehensive economic reform and sustainable development. This is in addition to efforts to reach political solutions to the ongoing crises in the region.
From his side , US democratic senator Ronald Wyden valued the level of the two counties cooperation, confirming that Egypt is a cornerstone for security and stability and for reinforcing peace in the Middle East. He also asserted that Egypt is a key partner of the U.S. in the region and lauded Egypt’s successful and effective role in combating terrorism, rectifying the religious discourse and establishing the values of tolerance.
The meeting focused on the current regional developments and crises in the Middle East, notably in Libya and Syria. There was an alignment in views with regard to the need to promptly reach political solutions to these crises that shall maintain the unity of the states and preserve their national institutions and their peoples’ resources. President El Sisi warned against the threats besetting the concept of nation state in the region and asserted that political solutions to these crises shall take place in tandem with efforts to combat terrorist organizations in the region.
The talks also touched on the latest in the Palestinian issue. President El Sisi reiterated Egypt’s unwavering position in this regard concerning the need to reach a just and comprehensive solution that preserves the rights of the Palestinian people and establishes an independent Palestinian state in line with international references.
Source: the Egyptian presidency spokesman