Trump to ‘have his first meeting with an African leader next month’

President Donald Trump is set to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Washington next month, the AP news agency is reporting.

The meeting has not yet been officially confirmed and AP is quoting an anonymous official.

The Egyptian president would become the first African leader to meet Mr Trump.

Mr Sisi was one of the first heads of state to congratulate the US president after his election.

Egypt is seen as a close ally of the US and is a major recipient of US aid and military support.

 

BBC

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