Photo Credit: Courtesy, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israeli Ambassador to Egypt Chaim Koren presents his credentials to President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at the presidential palace in Cairo.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received a delegation comprising the heads of American-Jewish organizations on Sunday. The meeting included the head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Khaled Fawzy.

A presidency spokesperson said that “during the meeting, the president stressed his keenness to receive delegations representing different [groups] from American society, in order to strengthen the bridges of communication and mutual understanding about the nature of the challenges facing the region, and ways of addressing them.”

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Sisi said that the next stage in American-Egyptian relations requires strengthening these relations in every field, while, as Sisi put it, Egypt is working on economic developments and fighting terrorism at the same time.

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