Egypt's Sisi receives Jordan's Abdullah II in Cairo to discuss regional issues

Ahram Online , Wednesday 17 May 2017

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File Photo: Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi meets with King Abdullah II of Jordan in the presidential palace in Cairo on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.(Courtesy of Egypt's Presidency)

King Abdullah II of Jordan arrived on Wednesday for a one day visit to Cairo to discuss regional issues and cooperation with Egypt, as well as the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. 

 
Abdullah was received by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi at Cairo International Airport.  
 
Sisi and Abdullah are set to hold a summit at the presidential palace in Cairo. 
 
The two Arab leaders plan to discuss preparations for the upcoming Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia on 21 May, which will gather a range of Arab and Islamic leaders along with U.S President Donald Trump.
 
They will also discuss joint counterterrorism efforts.  
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