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US President Donald Trump said on Sunday during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Riyadh that he hoped to visit Cairo soon.

Trump, on his second day of his visit to Saudi Arabia, told Sisi: “I will get to Egypt. We will absolutely be putting that on the list very soon.”

Describing Sisi as a “friend,” he said: “We’ve really been through a lot together positively.”

Trump declared that “safety seems to be very strong” in Egypt.

The Egyptian president replied: “Egypt is safe and secure amid cooperation with the US.”

He also told Trump that the US president is a “unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible.” As the participants laughed, Trump responded: “I agree.”

Sisi went to Washington last month for talks with Trump intended to improve relations that had been strained under President Barack Obama.

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