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CIA director in Egypt after Libya and Ukraine, meets Sisi

The Egyptian president met on Monday with the CIA director as the two held talks discussing various bilateral, regional and international issues.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) and head of Egypt's General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel (R) with CIA Director William Burns (L) during their meeting, Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 23, 2023.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with CIA Director William Burns on Monday, nearly two weeks after a similar visit to Libya. 

According to the Egyptian State Information Service (SIS), the two discussed ways to boost security and intelligence cooperation between the two countries, in addition to regional and international files.

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