Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed developing bilateral ties between Egypt and the United States in a meeting on Tuesday.
A statement by Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the two sides discussed future cooperation in confronting terrorism, specifically the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS).
Shoukry asserted the threat of terrorism, describing it as a global phenomenon that requires confrontation through international and regional collaboration.
Shoukry and Kerry discussed regional issues, including the situation in Libya after the formation of the new government. They addressed the importance of the role of Libya’s neighbouring countries in restoring security and stability in the country.
The two sides additionally discussed the situations inside Syria and Iraq.