WASHINGTON/CAIRO — US President Joe Biden spoke on Monday with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi over the phone to debate strengthening the Gaza ceasefire, pressing humanitarian help to Gaza and worldwide efforts to rebuild it, in line with a press release from the Egyptian presidency.
Biden and El-Sisi mentioned “developments of the Palestinian trigger and methods to revive the peace course of after the latest developments,” the assertion added.
According to a press release from the White House, Biden thanked Egypt for its profitable diplomacy and coordination with the United States to finish the latest hostilities in Israel and Gaza and guarantee violence doesn’t reoccur.
The two leaders consulted on the pressing must ship humanitarian help to these in want in Gaza and to assist rebuilding efforts in a fashion that advantages the folks there and never Hamas, the assertion added.
President Biden stated he has requested Secretary of State Antony Blinken to go to the area for follow-up on these pressing wants.
Regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, President Biden acknowledged Egypt’s issues about entry to Nile River waters and underscored the US curiosity in reaching a diplomatic decision that meets the authentic wants of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia, the White House stated in the assertion.
According to the assertion, the 2 leaders additionally mentioned their dedication to upholding Libyan plans for nationwide elections in December and the elimination of all overseas navy and irregular forces from Libya.
They additionally affirmed their assist for the Iraqi authorities’s efforts to strengthen Iraq’s full sovereignty and independence.
President Biden underscored the significance of a constructive dialogue on human rights in Egypt. The two leaders reaffirmed their dedication to a robust and productive US-Egypt partnership.