President Sisi meets Senator Lindsey Graham in Washington



Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 10:28 GMT


Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 10:28 GMT

CAIRO – 15 December 2022:  Senator Lindsey Graham welcomed President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi  visit to the United States, praising the strong relations between Cairo and Washington, According to Presidency Spokesperson Bassam Rady.

Graham expressed his aspiration to strengthen and develop the strategic partnership that binds the two countries.

Sisi expressed Egypt's appreciation for the ‘distinguished relations’ that extend over decades between the two friendly countries, indicating Egypt's keenness to continue developing and strengthen this partnership in various fields of joint cooperation.

According to Rady, the meeting witnessed ways to enhance bilateral relations in a number of fields, in addition to discussing regional developments, including the situation in Syria, Libya and Yemen.

Sisi and Graham also discussed the ongoing efforts to revive the peace process in the Middle East, where President Sisi indicated that efforts to settle the Palestinian-Israeli conflict must be carried out in accordance with the constants of international references, the two-state solution and the Arab peace initiative.

He stressed Egypt's support for various efforts aimed at revitalizing the peace process and resuming negotiations in a way that guarantees the rights and aspirations of the Palestinian people to establish their independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

During meeting with leaders of American Jewish organizations in the United States on Thursday, Sisi said that resolving the Palestinian issue will constitute a giant step in the region's history and will completely change its tense reality; to begin a new stage of peace, cooperation, development and peaceful co-existence.

Sisi asserted that Egypt will continue its backing for any sincere efforts that guarantees working out a fair and permanent solution to the Palestinian issue based on the international resolutions and terms of reference and the two-state solution in a way that guarantees the genuine rights of the Palestinians people.



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