Trump committed to Egypt military assistance
Washington: US President Donald Trump is focused on giving military help to Egypt, White House representative Sean Spicer said Monday, after the new Republican pioneer talked with partner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Trump “underscored the United States stays focused on the reciprocal relationship, which helped both nations defeat challenges in the area for a considerable length of time,” Spicer said.
Washington’s yearly $1.3 billion in military guide was quickly suspended under Trump’s ancestor Barack Obama in 2013, after the ouster of then president Mohamed Morsi, however was completely restored in 2015.
Ties have in any case been laden in the midst of contradictions over a rights crackdown and Egypt’s support for maverick Libyan general Khalifa Haftar.
Spicer said “the two pioneers talked about a visit to the United States later on,” and focused on counter terror collaboration.
“The president focused on proceeding with military help to Egypt and working with Egypt to guarantee that help most adequately backings the Egyptian military’s battle against fear mongering,” Spicer said.