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Thursday, 12 May 2022

White House natsec chief in Egypt to talk food, fuel support

Food and fuel support amid Ukraine war top agenda at El Sisi’s meeting with White House natsec chief: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met with US national security adviser Jake Sullivan in Cairo yesterday, according to an Ittihadiya statement. The pair discussed the global effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine and “Washington’s support for Egypt’s security, food, and fuel needs,” according to a White House statement. The two also discussed regional issues including the latest Palestinian-Israeli developments and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, as well as cooperation to fight terrorism, Ittihadiya said. They also spoke about “the importance of tangible and lasting human rights progress in Egypt,” according to the US statement.

Suez Canal Authority (SCA) head Osama Rabie signed an agreement to boost cooperation with International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Chairman Esben Poulsson during Poulsson’s first official visit to the Suez Canal, according to an official statement. The agreement will see the two organizations hold an annual meeting to exchange experiences.

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