Following the meeting between the US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, both countries have agreed to work together to help in easing the rising tension between Israel and Palestine.
The US Secretary of State who is poised to travel to the Middle East region and meet leaders of some countries to work together on achieving peace in the region arrived in Egypt on Sunday.
Blinken met with El Sisi whose country has continued to act as a mediator between the warring countries on how to resolve the recurring violence.
Blinken requested the Egyptian president to help in finding a palatable solution to restore stability, achieve peace and ease the situation between both countries.
President El Sisi on his own stressed that there’s an urgent need to act immediately on the security and political tracks to bring about calm and limit unilateral actions.
Both leaders also discussed the ongoing conflict between Egypt and Ethiopia over a massive hydroelectric dam that’s close to completion on the Blue Line.
Following a discussion between both leaders, Anthony Blinken leaves Egypt for his next destination, Jerusalem and the West Bank.