Egypt and the United States have historic relations in various field. The mutual relations between the countries back to the late 19th century.
Egypt`s Foreign Minister، Sameh Shoukry received Former Congressman Steve Israel، who is the director of the Institute of Politics and International Affairs at Cornell University، today Thursday.
During the meeting، they discussed various aspects of Egyptian-US relations and ways to strengthen mutual cooperation.
The two sides stressed the importance of bilateral relations and their appreciation of the two sides` commitment towards developing these relations in all areas، said Foreign Ministry`spokesman، Ahmed Hafez.
Hafez added that Shoukry reviewed Egypt`s success at all levels during the past years and the progress made with the aim of developing the economic، social، political and legislative environment.
He also discussed the initiative of President Al Sisi to reconsider the law regulating the work of associations and institutions working in the field of civil work. They reviewed the Egyptian government's efforts to enable civil society organizations to play their role as a key partner in development، Hafez added.