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Washington hosts US-Egyptian strategic dialogue

AA / Istanbul

The US State Department announced Thursday that US Foreign Minister Antony Blinken will welcome his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry and the accompanying delegation to Washington on November 8-9, 2021, with the aim of initiate a strategic dialogue between the two countries.

In a press release, published on its website, the US State Department specified that “the strategic dialogue between the two countries will address international and regional issues, as well as those relating to human rights and cooperation. bilateral in the fields of economy, justice, security, education and culture ”.

Senior officials from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States Department of Defense will take part in the strategic dialogue between the two countries which will be followed by statements by the two foreign ministers, according to the same. communicated.

“Egypt is a vital partner of the United States,” said the US State Department in its press release.

The American Diplomacy expressed its commitment to consolidate the partnership established for 40 years between the United States and Egypt through the strengthening of cooperation in matters of security, respect for human rights and the development of economic relations. and cultural.

“The aforementioned strategic dialogue represents an opportunity to advance bilateral cooperation in all fields, with the aim of improving the lives of Americans and Egyptians,” the statement added.

* Translated from Arabic by Majdi Ismail

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