Secretary Tillerson's Phone Call With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 24, 2018

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by phone today with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. They agreed on the importance of working closely together to strengthen the UN-led Geneva political process as the only appropriate mechanism to resolve the conflict in Syria. The two also discussed the importance of strengthening the strategic relationship between our two countries.