After call with Trump, Egypt’s Sisi says their views on the region are 'in line'

Trump and Sisi meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in May 2017.
Trump and Sisi meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in May 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

CAIRO (REUTERS) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke with USPresident Donald Trump in a telephone call about the dispute between with Qatar, Sisi’s office said on Wednesday (July 5).

“The visions of the two presidents on dealing with current regional crises were in line, especially when it comes to reaching political settlements which contribute to regional security and stability,” Sisi’s office said in a statement.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain have imposed sanctions on Qatar, accusing it of links to terrorism and being an ally of Iran, which Doha denies.