Egypt's President Al-Sisi Urges Ceasefire, Humanitarian Aid In Gaza


(MENAFN- Daily News Egypt)

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi received on Tuesday, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, CIA, William Burns. The meeting was also attended by the Director of the General Intelligence Service, Abbas Kamel.

The meeting focused on regional developments. Discussions tackled the latest in joint efforts to reach an agreement on a ceasefire and calm in the Gaza Strip.

During the meeting, President Al-Sisi confirmed Egypt's firm position in rejection of the ongoing military operations in the strip. The President reiterated the importance for the international community to assume its responsibility to end the war and ensure unfettered access to humanitarian aid and relief in Gaza in adequate quantities to mitigate the catastrophic humanitarian situation endured by the Palestinians in the strip.

He also emphasized the critical need to take earnest and effective steps to prevent the expansion of the geography of the conflict, stressing the inevitability of enforcing the two-state solution as part of a just and comprehensive settlement to the Palestinian issue.

For his part, Burns valued Egypt's efforts to reach a ceasefire and ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid. He underscored his country's appreciation of Egypt's wise and responsible positions, which strongly push toward establishing peace, security and development, regionally and internationally.

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