Egypt's Sisi meets with leaders of US Christian evangelical delegation

Ahram Online , Sunday 25 Feb 2018

Sisi and Mike Evans
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi "R" and US president's faith adviser Mike Evans "L" (Photo:Egyptian Presidency)

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met on Saturday with the leaders of a Christian evangelical community delegation from the United States that is visiting Cairo, holding discussions on recent developments in the war of terrorism.

According to a statement from the president's office, El-Sisi welcomed the delegation led by Mike Evans, US President Donald Trump's advisor on faith, exchanging views on how the US and Egypt could advance the battle against extremism by way of international collaboration.

The US delegation expressed their appreciation for Egyptian president's role in fighting terrorism, as well his policies on economic development and reform in Egypt.

Also present at the meeting was Abbas Kamel, acting head of Egypt's General Intelligence Directorate.

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