January 1, 2019 / 8:12 PM / 5 months ago

Trump and Egypt's Sisi discuss Middle East in phone call

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed the stability of the Middle East with U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Tuesday night, a spokesman for the Egyptian presidency said.

They discussed Egypt’s efforts in fighting terrorism, and the importance of continuing coordination and cooperation with the United States to support these efforts, the spokesman added.

Reporting by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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