Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Egyptian Minister of Defense General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi discuss regional security cooperation.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Egyptian Minister of Defense General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, shown above during a trip Hagel made to Egypt in April, spoke by phone October 14 to discuss regional security cooperation and other issues
Hagel called Al-Sisi to offer warm wishes for the Eid al-Adha holiday, Pentagon press secretary George Little said. They discussed the importance of the U.S.-Egyptian relationship to the security of both countries and to the region. They also discussed the importance of regional security cooperation, particularly in the Sinai, Little said, and their commitment to strengthen the U.S.-Egyptian relationship.