U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson began a middle East tour with a visit to Egypt. In Cairo, he held talks with Egyptian President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi.
One of the main topics of discussion was the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. According to Egyptian media, al-Sisi called on his interlocutor to contribute to the achievement of a just and lasting peace. At the same time, he made it clear that the United States will remain a mediator.
The head of state spoke about the campaign against terror, which has reached a new level. After the meeting, us Secretary of state announced that the United States will continue to support the efforts of Egypt to ensure the security of citizens.