President Trump’s message of congratulations to President al-Sisi on the national day of Egypt

Dear Mr. President:

On behalf of the American people, I send our most sincere greetings and congratulations on this anniversary of your national day, July 23.

For decades, the United States and Egypt have enjoyed a strong partnership, rooted in our shared hope for a more peaceful, secure, and successful region.  The United States values our close cooperation on counterterrorism and security, and seeks to deepen our partnership on inclusive economic growth and greater educational and cultural ties.

I extend Egyptians my warmest wishes for a productive and prosperous future.  We look forward to continued engagement, deepened friendship, and expanded cooperation in the coming year.

Donald J. Trump

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