Tag: President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Pence arrived in Cairo hours after the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump failed to reach agreement on a plan to avert a partial federal closure. Pence went ahead with his four-day trip to the Middle East, citing national security and diplomatic reasons. (Khaled Desouki/Pool Photo via AP)

Pence to Egypt’s Sisi: ‘We Will Support a Two-State Solution’

CAIRO — US Vice President Mike Pence met Saturday with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and sought to reassure him that the US would support a two-state solution and was still committed to working toward Israeli-Palestinian peace despite anger in the Arab world over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.