Statement on Meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi |

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after hosting a bipartisan meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi:

“After visiting with President al-Sisi in Cairo last year, I enjoyed the opportunity to host him at the Capitol this afternoon. The strategic partnership between the United States and Egypt is essential to securing regional stability and defeating terrorism. The House is committed to building on this constructive cooperation with our Egyptian counterparts in the months and years to come.”

NOTE: Today’s meeting took place in the Speaker’s office in the U.S. Capitol. Participants included:

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD)