US and Egypt resume strategic dialogue after 6-year break

US Secretary of State John Kerry began talks in Cairo Sunday on the resumption of the strategic dialogue that the US suspended in 2009. The Obama administration Friday delivered eight F-16 warplanes to Egypt as part of a military support package for its mounting confrontation with Islamists terrorism in the Sinai Peninsula. From Cairo, Kerry continues his tour with short stopovers in Qatar and Kuwait, which Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif visited last week.

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