Sisi discusses Egyptian efforts to reach ceasefire in Gaza with Biden

Zeinab El-Gundy , Monday 29 Apr 2024

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed the latest developments in ongoing negotiations and Egyptian efforts to reach a ceasefire in the Gaza war with US President Joe Biden.

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According to the Egyptian Presidency, El-Sisi emphasized to Biden the seriousness of any Israeli military escalation in the Palestinian city of Rafah, highlighting its potentially catastrophic dimensions for the worsening humanitarian crisis in the region and its impact on regional security and stability.

El-Sisi also stressed to Biden the necessity of full and adequate access to humanitarian aid in Gaza, reviewing the intensive Egyptian efforts in this regard.

The two presidents also agreed on the necessity of working to prevent the expansion of the circle of conflict, reaffirming the importance of the two-state solution as the way to achieve security, peace, and stability in the region.

The two leaders affirmed the strategic partnership between Egypt and the United States, agreeing to strengthen bilateral cooperation relations at various levels.

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