US looks forward to developing cooperation with Egypt amid regional, global crises: CIA

 

According to Egypt Today, The United States looks forward to developing cooperation relations and partnership with Egypt during the coming period especially amid regional and international crises, CIA Director William Burns said yesterday.

 

Burns met with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the Chief of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service (GIS) in Cairo, where he emphasized the importance of strong Egyptian-American relations, according to Egyptian Presidency spokesman Bassam Radi.

 

Sisi for his part stressed the importance Egypt attaches to enhancing the firm relations with the US in various fields, especially concerning security, intelligence, and supporting efforts of restoring stability in the Middle East amid the current challenges.

 

Burns stated that the United States looks forward to expanding its cooperation with Egypt because of its weight in the Middle East and its role as a pillar of security and stability in the region.

 

The meeting discussed means of enhancing security and intelligence cooperation between Egypt and the US, the spokesman said.

 

The officials also discussed developments of regional and international issues of mutual concern.

 

Sisi asked to convey his greetings to US President Joe Biden.

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