Statement by NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on National Security Advisor Tom Donilon’s Meeting with Egyptian Assistant to the President for Foreign Relations and International Cooperation Dr. Essam el-Haddad
WASHINGTON, December 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – National Security Advisor Tom Donilon met today with Assistant to the President of Egypt for Foreign Relations and International Cooperation Dr. Essam el-Haddad. The two officials reaffirmed the strategic relationship between the United States and Egypt. They discussed a broad range of issues, including our bilateral economic cooperation, joint efforts to promote regional security and build on the cease-fire in Gaza, and Egypt’s democratic transition and the need to move forward with a peaceful and inclusive transition that respects the rights of all Egyptians.
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