U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Office of the Spokesperson
April 9, 2019
Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi in Washington. The Secretary and the President reaffirmed the strength and importance of the U.S.-Egypt bilateral relationship. The Secretary thanked President Sisi for his leadership in advancing Egypt’s and the region’s security and stability, including through counterterrorism efforts and countering the Iranian regime’s malign influence. The Secretary and the President also discussed cases concerning U.S. citizens in Egypt.