US President Donald Trump hailed the "great" meeting on Monday with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on the sidelines of the G7 summit in France.
"Great meeting this morning with President El-Sisi of Egypt at the Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, France!," Trump said in a tweet.
Trump said that Egypt has made great progress under the leadership of El-Sisi.
According to Al-Ahram Arabic news website, Trump told the media he always looks forward to meeting with President El-Sisi.
Trump added that El-Sisi's efforts were important for the stability of the Middle East.
"Egypt presented already a great performance under the commandership of President El-Sisi," the US president said.
El-Sisi discussed with Trump developments in the war on terrorism. Trump praised El-Sisi's efforts to promote the principles of religious tolerance and freedom of worship in Egypt, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement on the meeting.
The Egyptian president wrapped up his activities on the sidelines of the G7 summit with a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday.