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Feb 12, 2018 | 14:27 GMT

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U.S.: Secretary Of State Begins Middle East Tour In Cairo

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in Cairo, where he began a Middle East tour that will run Feb. 11-16, Egypt Today reported Feb. 12. Tillerson will also meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Feb. 12 to discuss a bilateral partnership and coordination of efforts in the region, particularly following U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The tour will continue with visits to Kuwait, Amman, Beirut and Ankara.

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