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Release No: 757-13
October 30, 2013

Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout:

"Secretary Hagel and Egyptian Minister of Defense Gen. Al-Sisi spoke again by phone this morning. They discussed the interim government's progress along the political roadmap, lifting of the curfew and state of emergency, and the security situation in the Sinai and the Suez Canal. They both reflected on the continued importance of the U.S.-Egypt military relationship and agreed to remain in close contact with one another."
 

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