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Egypt treads cautiously in response to Trump's deal of the century

Egypt is caught between a rock and a hard place in supporting Palestinians and not rejecting the US peace plan, being careful to sustain good ties with the United States.

CAIRO — Following President Donald Trump’s rollout Jan. 28 of the US peace plan known as the deal of the century, Cairo has geared up to join the ensuing negotiations and talks.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held a meeting at Al-Ittihadiyah Palace Feb. 1 to discuss the plan.

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