Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands in the Oval Office before a meeting at the White House in April - AFP/Brendan Smialow
CAIRO - 21 May 2017: American President Donald Trump revealed Sunday he would be visiting Egypt soon.
The American president further praised President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's "strenuous work in light of difficult conditions."
An Egyptian-U.S. summit was held ahead of the Arab-Islamic-American summit taking place in Riyadh, according to a presidential statement.
Around 55 leaders and representatives from across the Islamic world are hosted in Riyadh, where three summits are taking place, including the Arab-Islamic-American summit.
The two-day international summit kicked off Saturday in Riyadh under the slogan “Together We Prevail.” It aims to “renew mutual commitment to global security and further strengthened already deep business, cultural and political ties,” according to the Riyadh summit’s official website.
A Saudi-U.S. summit was held Saturday, attended by U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz. Both leaders revealed signing a massive arms deal worth $110 billion.