Egypt Says El-Sisi Was First Intl Leader to Speak to Trump Today

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called Donald Trump to congratulate him on winning the U.S. presidential election, voiced hope for stronger relations between the countries, Egypt’s presidency says an e-mailed statement.

  • El-Sisi’s was the first international call of congratulations Trump received, presidency says, citing president-elect
  • "Egypt hopes the presidency of Donald Trump will inject new life in Egyptian-American relations"
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