Under Secretary Sherman's Meeting with Egyptian Ambassador Tawfik

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 28, 2013

Question: What was discussed between Under Secretary Sherman and Egyptian Ambassador Tawfik in their meeting today?

Answer: Under Secretary Wendy Sherman met with Ambassador Mohamed Tawfik today at the State Department to discuss the current state of Egypt’s transition as well as issues of regional concern. Ambassador Tawfik reaffirmed Egypt’s commitment to move forward on an inclusive path to democracy and economic stability. Under Secretary Sherman reiterated U.S. support for these goals as well as the importance of the U.S.-Egypt bilateral relationship.