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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

العربية العربية

U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Readout
August 19, 2019

 

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.  He pledged continued bilateral cooperation in the fight against ISIS and al-Qaida.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister shared concern over prolonged violence and instability in Libya, and agreed on the need to achieve a political solution to the conflict.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister also discussed the strong U.S.-Egypt partnership and important regional security issues.


This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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