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Egypt's interior minister discusses security cooperation with US Homeland Security Secretary

Ahram Online, Tuesday 11 Dec 2018
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Egypt's interior minister Mahmoud Tawfik meeting with U.S.Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in Cairo December 11, 2018 (Photo: courtesy of Egypt's interior ministry)
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Egypt's Minister of Interior Mahmoud Tawfik met on Tuesday with US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in Cairo to discuss regional and international security issues as well as the latest developments in the fight against terrorism, a statement by the ministry read.

The two also discussed cooperation between the two countries in the field of law enforcement, which would serve to achieve joint objectives in combating extremism and terrorism as well as organised crime.

Nielsen also hailed the efforts of the Egyptian security services in combating terrorism and organised crime.

She has also hailed the success of the interior ministry in arresting several terrorist cells and thwarting their plans, as well as in curbing irregular migration.

Tawfik affirmed during the meeting the need to strengthen international efforts and deepen the cooperation frameworks between the security agencies to deal with the dangers in the MENA region.

He stressed the ministry's readiness to develop cooperation with security agencies in friendly countries.

The meeting was attended by the US Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires to Cairo Thomas Goldberger and a delegation accompanying Nielsen.

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