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CAIRO – 23 May 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will receive King Abdullah II of Jordan on Wednesday to discuss means of boosting joint cooperation between the two countries, according to a statement issued by Egyptian presidency spokesman Bassam Rady.
The statement added that Cairo International Airport opened the presidential reception hall to receive the king. The cars were blocked from entering the presidential terminal at the airport. Security services, as well as police officers and police dogs, were deployed to secure the presidential precinct.
The two leaders will discuss a number of regional issues, especially the developments in the Palestinian territories. They will also discuss the importance of stepping up efforts to reach political solutions to existing crises in order to bring back security and stability to the region.
The two sides underlined the importance of pushing forward the distinguished relations between the two countries in various domains.
The one-day visit comes after the two leaders discussed in a phone call efforts to reach political settlements in the region, as well as the latest regional developments.