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Wednesday, 4 May 2016

El Sisi meets US congressional delegation, talks human rights and counterterrorism

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi told a US congressional delegation in Cairo on Tuesday that human rights and freedoms in Egypt should not be looked at from a "Western perspective" because of the different challenges and domestic and regional conditions, according to Ahram Online. The delegation, which is led by Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security Congressman Michael McCaul, arrived to talk bilateral ties and counterterrorism efforts. El Sisi also said Egypt was committed to cooperating with the US to tackle mutual goals, particularly the threat of terrorism.

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