Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed on Monday with visiting CIA Director William Burns ways to enhance security and intelligence cooperation between Egypt and the US.
During the meeting held in Cairo, Sisi stressed the strength of Egyptian-American ties, the Egyptian presidential spokesperson said.
The president further highlighted the significance Egypt attaches to boosting the firm cooperation between the two countries in various fields, especially on security and intelligence.
Egypt also focuses on backing efforts aiming at restoring stability in the Middle East in light of the current challenges.
The Egyptian presidency stated that Burns emphasized the importance and strength of Egyptian-US ties.
He affirmed that Washington was looking forward to boosting cooperation and partnership with Egypt which is “a pillar of security and stability in the Middle East.”