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US Secretary of state partakes in AUC Seminar today

Thursday 10/January/2019 - 09:17 AM
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US Secretary of state، Mike Pompeo is set to take part later today، Thursday in a Seminar organized by American University In Cairo (AUC) on US Foreign Policies. 

US Secretary of State، Mike Pompeo arrived in Cairo Earlier Thursday، after a short visit to Iraq، as a part of a Middle East trip for talks on security and stability in the region. 

In Cairo، Pompeo will meet with Egyptian officials to discuss economic and energy cooperation as well as major regional issues including Iran، Gaza، and counterterrorism.

While in the Egyptian capital، the secretary will also deliver a speech on the US’s “commitment to peace، prosperity، stability، and security in the Middle East.”

Moreover، Pompeo is set to visit New Administrative Capital (NAC) Mega Mosque and cathedral، during which he will meet Al-Azhar Grand Imam، Dr. Ahmed l-Tayyeb، and Pope Tawadros II، Pope of Alexandria، and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.

US Embassy in Cairo Charge d’Affaires، Thomas Goldberger stressed on Wednesday that the embassy is looking forward to meet US Secretary of state، Mike Pompeo، during his expected visit to Cairo within the coming few hours.

In a tweet on his official page، “US Embassy in Cairo is looking forward to welcoming Secretary Pompeo and to supporting a very successful visit to our Egyptian friends and partners”.
Pompeo، who is currently on a tour across the middle East، has already visited Jordan and Iraq. After his visit to Egypt، the state secretary is expected to travel to the United Arab Emirates، Kuwait، Bahrain، Saudi Arabia، Qatar، and Oman.


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