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President Sisi Urges Blinken to End Gaza Conflict and Prevent Escalation


Mon 10 Jun 2024 | 05:41 PM
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On Monday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his delegation, alongside General Abbas Kamel, head of Egyptian General Intelligence.

The discussions centered on the latest developments in joint efforts to broker a ceasefire in Gaza and facilitate the exchange of hostages and detainees.

The Presidential Spokesperson stated that the meeting highlighted ongoing collaborative efforts to reach a ceasefire in Gaza. Both parties agreed to intensify these efforts in the coming period. Additionally, they discussed Egypt's initiatives to deliver humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza, emphasizing the importance of international cooperation to overcome obstacles hindering aid delivery.

President El-Sisi stressed the critical need for concerted international efforts to remove barriers to humanitarian aid and to end the war in Gaza. He also emphasized the importance of preventing the conflict from escalating further and advancing towards a two-state solution. El-Sisi’s remarks underline Egypt's commitment to playing a pivotal role in regional stability and peace.

Blinken expressed the U.S. administration's appreciation for Egypt's ongoing political and humanitarian efforts. He reaffirmed the U.S.'s commitment to continued collaboration with Egypt to restore security and peace in the region. This acknowledgment signifies the strategic partnership between Egypt and the United States, highlighting their shared goals in addressing regional conflicts.

The spokesperson added that the meeting reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Egypt strategic partnership and the mutual interest in ongoing coordination on various issues. This strategic dialogue underscores the importance of U.S.-Egypt relations in maintaining regional stability and addressing global challenges.