Sissi to visit the UK on Thursday to discuss security issues

Abdel Fattah al-Sissi travel for the first time as president of Egypt in the UK on Thursday to meet with British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss regional and international issues.
British Ambassador to Egypt John Casson announced Monday that the pair would discuss security issues in the Middle East such as the latest developments in Syria, Libya and Yemen.
In September, the chief of the defense staff from Egypt, Lieutenant General Mahmoud Hegazy, traveled to London where he and British military high-ranking officials discussed the role the UK can play in supporting Egypt the effective work against terrorism, and how to cooperate to ensure a stable future for Libya.
El-Sisi also discuss with Cameron opportunities to strengthen economic and political ties between the two countries and the possibility of strengthening trade industries.
Casson pointed out that the UK is the largest investor in Egypt, with a value of $ 25 billion of investment in the country since 2010.
According to the statement of Casson, exports between the two countries last year reached £ 1 billion in value.
It has already stressed financial unfailing support of Great Britain to Egypt, including at a conference of international investment from Egypt to Sharm El Sheikh in March.
Casson also added, “Britain welcomes the election of a new parliament in Egypt as an essential step to restore the legitimate role of institutions of Egypt.”
El-Sisi’s visit to Britain comes Thursday after receiving an invitation Cameron in June.

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