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Trump welcomes al-Sisi: US President rolls out red carpet for Egypt's strongman (part 1)

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Donald Trump gave a warm welcome to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in the White House this Monday. It's the first time El-Sisi is invited to the White House by a US president, Trump's predecessor Barack Obama kept him at a distance to criticize Egypt's human rights record. Trump on the other hand sees in el-Sisi a top ally in the fight against terrorism. Our panel analyses what some may see as a meeting of kindred spirits in Washington.

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