World Bulletin / News Desk
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has been the first Arab leader to congratulate Donald Trump for being elected U.S. president.
In a statement on Wednesday, Sisi said he was looking forward to bolstering cooperation ties between Egypt and the U.S.
He voiced hope “Trump’s term in office will see breathing a new spirit in the course of Egyptian-U.S. relations and further cooperation and coordination”.
Republican nominee Trump won the White House on Wednesday, beating his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a stunning victory that shocked world markets.
Egyptian-U.S. relations have nosedived following the ouster of long-serving president Hosni Mubarak in a popular uprising in 2011.Last Mod: 09 Kasım 2016, 14:25