Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 09:14 GMT
CAIRO – 17 September 2020: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi welcomed, Thursday Ronald S. Lauder president of the World Jewish Congress in Cairo, and discussed with the latest political developments in the Middle East, along with the Egyptian-American relations.
According to presidency spokesperson Bassam Rady, Chief General Intelligence Major General Abbas Kamel attended the meeting.
President Sisi affirmed during the meeting the strategy of relations between Egypt and the United States, as well as the importance of strengthening the frameworks for mutual bilateral cooperation to develop these relations in all fields.
Sisi underscored the strategic relations between Egypt and the U.S. The President also stressed the importance of boosting frameworks of bilateral cooperation across all areas, particularly in light of the current challenges and crises in the region, which impose the need for more regular coordination and consultations between the two countries. Those include in particular efforts to forge political solutions to the crises in the region as well as efforts to counter terrorism and extremist ideology.
The President of the World Jewish Congress lauded the outstanding relations between Egypt and the U.S. across various levels. He valued Egypt’s role in reinforcing peace and stability in the Middle East under the leadership of President Sisi as well as its efforts to combat terrorism and extremist ideology.
Lauder also commended the President’s valued endeavors to promote the values of tolerance, peace and co-existence.
The meeting reviewed the latest developments in the Middle East peace process. President Sisi reiterated the need to push forward international efforts toward resuming negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis. This aims to forge a just and comprehensive settlement to the Palestinian issue in line with the fundamentals of the international references, ushering in broader prospects for stability, prosperity and peaceful co-existence for all peoples of the region.