Egypt’s Sisi discusses regional, int'l developments with General Intelligence Service chief

Ahram Online , Wednesday 6 Jan 2021

Kamel reviewed the results of his recent foreign visits and national security developments

El-Sisi meets with Abbas Kamel
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi meets with Head of the country’s General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel (photo courtesy of the presidency)

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed with head of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel regional and international developments, said Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi.

In their meeting on Wednesday, Kamel reviewed the results of the recent foreign visits and efforts the state has made in terms of the latest regional and international developments.

The meeting also addressed developments related to national security, especially concerning efforts to combat terrorism and extremism.

El-Sisi urged continuous efforts and coordination between relevant state institutions to preserve the national security and safety and establish stability as a main factor to support the development process, the statement read.

Kamel embarked on a number of visits recently,. In January, he travelled to Sudan to meet with head of the Sovereign Council Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, his deputy Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, and Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, in addition to Sudan’s Director of the General Intelligence Service Gamal Abdel-Majid.

In December, Kamel conveyed during his visit to the Libyan city of Benghazi a message of support from El-Sisi to the Libyan people, as he met with commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar and head of the Libyan House of Representatives Aguila Saleh.

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