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Trump Shifts Course on Egypt, Promise ‘Strong Support’ for Battling Terrorism

U.S. President Donald Trump and Egypt president el-Sisi
U.S. President Donald Trump moved to reset U.S. relations with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday after the prior Obama administration’s strained ties, giving him firm backing and vowing to work together to fight Islamic militants. (Photo: Kevin Lamarque / Reuters)

BY AL JAZEERA

US President Donald Trump praised Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during a meeting in the White House, saying that el-Sisi is doing “a fantastic job.” He also promoted the United States’ military buildup as “probably more than ever before.”

“We agree on so many things,” Trump said of el-Sisi during a photo-op in the Oval Office. “I just want to let everybody know, in case there was any doubt that we are very much behind President el-Sisi.” Continue reading Trump Shifts Course on Egypt, Promise ‘Strong Support’ for Battling Terrorism