VP Pence in Egypt for talks on security, counterterrorism

VP Pence in Egypt for talks on security, counterterrorism

Vice President Mike Pence is in Cairo for meetings with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi (AHB'-del fat-AH' el-SEE'-see) on security and counterterrorism issues.Pence arrived in Egypt's capital hours after a budget impasse in Washington led to a U.S. government shutdown. He's going ahead with his four-day trip to the Middle East, citing national security and diplomatic reasons.Pence and el-Sissi are expected to discuss security cooperation between the U.S. and Egypt, and efforts to fight ...