Egyptian President El-SiSi: “Don’t jump to conclusions” on President Trump…

There is no doubt the genuine secular leaders in the mid-East, those who value freedom and minority protections like Fattah el-Sisi (Egypt) and King Abdullah (Jordan), will find a more consistent and stable ally with President Donald Trump.

“I believe that President Trump will be vigorously engaged with the issues in the region,” el-Sisi said. “As a matter of fact, Trump has shown deep and great understanding of what is taking place in the region as a whole and Egypt in particular. I am looking forward and expecting more support and reinforcement of our bilateral relations.”  (link)


CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has praised U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump, saying that his inflammatory statements from the campaign trail do not necessarily reflect the actions he will take as president.

El-Sissi, in an interview with Portuguese news agency LUSA released on Saturday, said, “let’s not jump into conclusions or worry” about future U.S. actions or policies in the Middle East. The army chief-turned-president was interviewed prior to his upcoming Nov. 21 visit to Portugal.  El-Sisi was among the very first foreign leaders to congratulate Trump’s on his presidential victory.

“We have to distinguish between the rhetoric that takes place within presidential campaigns and the real and actual administration of a country after the inauguration,” he said. “There will be a chance for more thorough readings.”

El-Sisi’s remarks echoed sentiments that have been circulating on local and regional media, with columnists speculating that Trump campaign rhetoric — such as his call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. — will be watered down.

Trump and el-Sisi have already shown a certain bond. Trump said there was “good chemistry” when they met on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in September. El-Sisi said Trump would “without a doubt” make a strong leader.

El-Sisi, who was elected in 2014 after leading the military ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, has painted himself as a regional leader in the fight against Islamic militancy — a stance that echoes Trump’s priorities.

The prospect of warmer relations with Trump comes after years of relative chill between el-Sisi and outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama.  (read more)

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For those who have not followed the action of General Fattah el-Sisi since he took office here’s a link to some of his very brave accomplishments – SEE HERE.

Since reluctantly taking power in 2013 Fatah al-Sisi has:

◾Disbanded the Muslim Brotherhood as a political terror entity. (link)  (link)
◾Arrested those who burned churches and attacked Coptic Christians. (link) (link)
◾Jailed or banished the extremist forces.  (link)
◾Supported Israel’s right to exist and defend it’s borders.  (link)  (link)
◾Defeated Hamas in the border region. (link)  (link)
◾Destroyed the border terror tunnels used by Hamas  (link) (link)
◾Pressured Hamas and the PA to negotiate the ceasefire, and forced the PA and Hamas to assemble ONE negotiating group for their interests. (link)  (link)
◾Fought extremism in the Sinai region, and fought against ISIS infiltration.
◾Fought the Libyan new al-Qaeda network “Libyan Dawn”.  (link)
◾Charged and prosecuted the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood, who fled to Qatar.  (link)
◾Followed the MB to Qatar and initiated sanctions against Qatar until they stopped financing and harboring terror.  (link)
◾Formed a coalition against Qatar including the UAE and Saudi Arabia who withdrew their ambassadors and isolated Qatar in the region.  (link)  (link)
◾Won reelection with almost 70% of the vote. (link)  (link )   (link)
◾Holds an 80%+ job approval rating among ALL Egyptians. (link)
◾Shut down Qatar financed Al Jazerra propaganda machine.  (link)
◾Supported the framework for a new constitution which supports minority protections.  (link)
◾Won a victory against Qatar as they finally conceded and stopped safeguarding terrorists. Sending the MB leadership to the new safe harbor of Turkey.  (link)
◾United the moderate (non violent) Arab coalition, the Gulf Security Council, and constructed a unity principle that supports the safety of Jordan and formed a coalition to defend if needed.  (link)
◾Faced down and quietly defeated Turkey’s bid for a security council seat in the United Nations.  (link)  (link)
◾Negotiated a safe passage coalition for Israel and Greece to form an energy based economic trade agreement.
◾Continues to fight the Islamist extremists inside Libya.  (link)  (link)
◾Continues to fight ISIS in the Northern Sinai region.  (link)  (link)  (link)
◾Expanded the border safety zone with Gaza to insure greater control and protection from weapons smuggling. (link)

Handout picture of al-Sisi kissing the mother of an army officer, who was killed during the recent Egypt uprising, during the graduation ceremony of a new batch of non-commissioned officers at the NCOs' Institute in Cairo

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135 Responses to Egyptian President El-SiSi: “Don’t jump to conclusions” on President Trump…

  1. M33 says:

    Trump will truly be one of our greatest Presidents ever.
    I don’t recall other world leaders of substance ever having this kind of respect for Obama.

    Liked by 37 people

  2. muffyroberts says:

    It is funny how when the USA elects a real leader, all the other nations rejoice.

    Liked by 42 people

  3. paulinohio says:

    This is good news. Egypt is a key ally and I think El-Sisi is fed up with the Obama admin undermining his goals of keeping his country a secular country.

    Side note: King Abdullah is one bad-ass guy.

    Liked by 28 people

  4. floridahoosier93 says:

    And Sisi is ISIS backwards!

    Liked by 3 people

  5. The Recent Republican says:

    We are going to have to reconnect with some former allies in the region, and both Fattah el-Sisi as well as King Abdullah are the best places to start. Neither country is perfect, as both Egypt and Jordan are meshed with the political ideology known as Islam, and they certainly have issues on the front of equal rights (the Coptic Christians are still treated poorly in Egypt). But Abdullah was educated in the west, including Deerfield Academy which is one of the finest coat and tie boarding schools in the United States (which he has replicated with the nearly identical King’s School in Jordan). Fattah el-Sisi has been instrumental in crushing the Muslim Brotherhood within Egypt and could use the support of America (likewise we could also use his help as well).

    I think that Trump is making the correct moves here. While I would rather that Muslim immigration be slowed to a crawl, reversed, or halted completely, I also understand that maintaining good relationships that part of the world is going to be instrumental in the fight against more radical countries and terrorist organizations. To be sure, it’ll be a better beginning than Obama’s Cairo speech which led to the revolt in several formerly pro-Western nations like Egypt and Tunisia.

    Liked by 4 people

    • I would like to see all immigration completely halted for 5 years, minimum. We have a lot of work to do to even reach America first… and a lot of actual NBC Americans working against us already. Enough is enough.


      Liked by 17 people

      • TatonkaWoman says:

        I’ll second you on that.

        Liked by 3 people

      • I agree Human Condition, all immigration needs to be halted for awhile.

        We have a real immigration mess on our hands right now.

        It will take several years to clean it up.

        People not only enter illegally but overstay student and tourist visas.

        We have no idea, and I mean no idea of who is in our country or where they are in our country.

        Some posters may think this is not the thread to post this on but when dealing with leaders of other countries I always worry about giving in to their demands on what they want for “their countrymen” not Americans.

        I know Trump is different but we have been stabbed in the back just once too often and I am a little touchy when it comes to immigration and citizenship.

        Liked by 9 people

      • Joe says:

        The way to do it is to have an immigration “budget”, where the numbers are decided every year, to keep immigration at the ideal levels for the time.

        Liked by 1 person

        • WSB says:

          Right now that would be $0.00.

          Liked by 5 people

        • Kroesus says:

          respectfully disagree with a caveat……we do not want to determine strictly by numbers but instead by NEED……family reunification and quotas are no way to run immigration….we need to look at national shortages in terms of skills and ramp up immigration in those areas…we could thereby tailor the program to areas of need rather than entirely on the wants of those wishing to immigrate here… other words do what is good for America first and the immigrants’ needs come secondary

          Liked by 2 people

          • mopar2016 says:

            When it comes to jobs we need to take care of Americans.
            More than 90 million Americans are out of work.
            Almost everyone that crosses our borders automatically qualify for affirmative action.
            That means that they get job opportunities and educational opportunities before we do.
            This needs to stop. I hope that Mr. Trump brings some much needed common sense and patriotism to the supreme court. It would be nice to have the high court on the side of America. It hasn’t been for quite some time.

            Liked by 1 person

          • Jenny R. says:

            No…because the companies will always find a “need” to import cheaper workers with H1B…and then Americans get to train their replacements. This is happening in ALL sectors of society.
            No, we get Americans back to work first — besides, it destabilizes other countries and doesn’t help them to develop if they have such a brain drain.
            Right now, we don’t really need many immigrants — unless it’s to prop up the grossly inflated housing market.
            We might make an exception for MENA Christians (and only after it can be thoroughly vetted and confirmed that they are Christian) because they are getting their heads lopped off and will likely never have a country to go back to nor are they truly being offered asylum in Europe where they get thrown to the Islamic dogs. Besides, getting some native speakers who would actually be loyal could be a great security and intel boon (it is one of our biggest issues: the languages/accents in question are some of the world’s most difficult and the cultural aspects are a miasma…you really need natives, and we don’t have that many, plus the ones we have can be very suspect).


            • Jenny R. says:

              …probably should add Pakistani Christians too…they aren’t exactly safe, and they know the languages and the cultures.
              As far as them not knowing English: well, we have all these wonderful ESL programs in place.


    • ufferndan says:

      PEOTUS Trump is aligning himself with like minded Leaders. Both Sisi and King Abdullah, (as did Haffez al Assad) recognize and crush the infiltration of the Muslim Brotherhood. This will hopefully lead to a lessening of the vise grip that The House of Saud and Qatar have over U.S. policy.

      Liked by 3 people

    • spacette55 says:

      Neither Egypt or Jordan are named in the Gog/Magog war on Israel described in Ezekiel 38 to the best of my understanding.

      I’ve been listening to a lot of prophecy teachers about this recently and they may not be exactly correct but they specifically rule out Israel and Egypt. .

      Liked by 2 people

    • WSB says:

      El-Sisi trained at the War College in PA.

      Trump and el-Sisi are both lions. Do not forget el-Sisi’s epic speech that should be included in SD’s list. This took quite a lot of courage:

      Because of el-Sisi’s speech, I do not beIieve he would be opposed to a US ban on moslems if that is the best course. I prefer a moratorium on all immigration for ten years until we weed out this mess. Our country had a great boon and intellectual success during the period from the 20’s to 1965. We had no sizable immigration in that period, until Ted Kennedy stepped in.

      If anyone here STILL has not read ‘Adios America’ by Ann Coulter, you need to.

      Liked by 3 people

  6. LANE says:

    When you look at El-Sisi, and Putin … then OBAMA on a girls bike with tennis socks …. do the Libs now understand why they lost !!!! People are being massacred by the thousands and we have this POS looking every which way but where the issues are and playing nice with the muslim brotherhood.

    Liked by 4 people

  7. LANE says:

    How many Terrorist Countries named above fund Hillary and Bill ?

    Liked by 2 people

  8. Eliza says:

    President el-Sisi seems like a breath of fresh air after all the extreme Islamic leaders Obama has fawned over! Things are looking good. God bless America!

    Liked by 7 people

    • WSB says:

      Honestly, the Egyptian situation is almost the same as what we have just witnessed in the US, albeit different tactics. Obama and Clinton installed Morsi as a coup. El-Sisi was the counter coup.

      In the US, Obama and Clinton were installed in our coup, and Donald Trump, the FBI, and other Patriots successfully were our counter coup. Or call it our silent second revolution.

      Liked by 3 people

  9. David says:

    The more positive non threatening statements that come from Muslims the more I find it in my heart to accept them. Today I also heard positive statements from Iraqi Sunnis. It will take a lot of work to reverse the damage caused in Europe. But I am willing to listen.

    Liked by 6 people

    • wolfmoon1776 says:

      So ironic that Muslim sympathizer Obama generated so many problems for – drumroll – Muslims.

      Liked by 1 person

      • Sam Houston says:

        That’s because it was never “sympathy” for Muslims. He’s an atheist who’s also a narcissistic sociopath, tool of the NWO, trained by the Catholics In Action. Everything he has done has been to 1) feed his ego (see the speech in Cairo, June ’09) and 2) to create chaos everywhere so the actual goals of the Globalists will be disguised as an answer TO said chaos, all while enriching themselves along the way.

        Liked by 8 people

    • Jenny R. says:

      I think the best response is to “trust but verify” — there are some muslims who really don’t want problems, but the problem is with the religion itself. It’s best to just steer clear of entanglements altogether, as much as possible.


  10. alliwantissometruth says:

    Seems to me the AP is putting words into el-Sisi’s mouth

    “El-Sisi’s remarks echoed sentiments that have been circulating on local and regional media, with columnists speculating that Trump campaign rhetoric — such as his call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. — will be watered down”

    Really? While el-Sisi was probably referring to some of the more harsh language Trump used regarding radical Islamist terrorists & wanted to tamp it down a bit for strategic purposes, I can’t see him arguing with a temporary ban on Muslims, especially from terror producing countries

    The AP makes it sound as if he was specifically talking about that, which he never mentioned. They’re simply parroting the lefts spin. Typical

    That said, real world leaders understand what a Trump presidency brings to the table, a chance to band together & rid the world of a dangerous scourge

    World leaders who believe in freedom & all that entails, have been waiting forever for a true leader like Trump to take the lead. It gives them hope, the confidence & strength to move to action. A true worldwide coalition against terror & the scum don’t stand a chance

    No more leftist interference from our end will bring about real results

    Liked by 9 people

  11. JAS says:

    Under President Trump Egypt will gain super standing in the Middle East, as they take the fight to radical Islam directly. Could not ask for a better ally in that fight. Israel is mainly on defense, and I don’t blame the for that, not even for a second. But this is not Israel’s fight. This is a fight between Muslims themselves, and their place in future history.

    Liked by 4 people

    • John Galt says:

      Trump will strangle the Saudis economically. They will be hard pressed to continue their Islamist expansion agenda.

      Liked by 8 people

      • MVW says:

        We need a reverse Dhimmi treaty, turn the Dhimmi treaty language back on the muzzies.

        Start with removing all the Saudi Mosques they built in America. No Christian churches allowed in Saudi Arabia? No Mosques in the US. Fair is fair. Islam is an ideology, not a religion.

        Liked by 7 people

      • mopar2016 says:

        The Saudis wanted Hillary to win the election.
        They want the US to buy their oil, and Hillary would make sure that we needed it.
        Obongo is still trying to stop us from drilling our own oil. Legally, if we’re going to buy foreign oil, I believe that we’re obligated by NAFTA to buy oil from Canada instead of Saudi Arabia. America has all the oil that we need right here at home.
        I’d like to see Mr. Trump name Sarah Palin as “Secretary of the Interior”.

        Liked by 3 people

  12. Regedit says:

    El- sisi has to suck up . Without our Dollars he will have no control over Egypt


  13. silverlakela says:

    Liberal “professor posts her version of “fake media news” based on her liberal opinion. Ron Paul revealed his list, based on Wikileaks emails.
    Ron Paul Reveals “The Real Fake Media News List”

    Retweet and pass this on

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Abster says:

    Obama has alienated so many countries and even been instrumental in dividing our country. I look forward to Trump taking office as do most people I know.

    Liked by 4 people

  15. NJF says:

    In related news, liberals are sick.

    Liked by 10 people

  16. Joan says:

    Love the lion picture!

    Liked by 4 people

  17. free73735 says:

    I saw El SiSi attending Coptic Christian services in Egypt, after the Muslim Brotherhood was deposed and he became the leader. A ministry I have partnered with for years, Kim Clement Center, was in Israel & the Middle East periodically during those times doing one of his “Boots on the Ground” episodes. It seems he (El SiSi) wasn’t just window dressing either. Don’t know about now, but he did so for quit awhile earlier. Winning, winning, winning… I won’t get tired of, but I do have to keep pinching myself to make sure I am awake and and not dreaming! This reminds me of the story of the little boy who stuck his finger in a crack the dam, to keep it from bursting, EXCEPT this crack in the dam is too large for anyone”s fingers, and the force behind the flow of water is expanding faster than I can keep up with! Anti-Trumper’s better move out of the way and fairly quick or they will get washed away!

    Liked by 4 people

  18. Sam says:

    El-Sisi in Egypt and King Abdullah in Jordan are two of the good guys in the Middle East. The U.S. should become more friendly toward them and I think President Trump will do so. Along with repairing ties with Israel, these should be President Trump’s first allies in the region.

    Liked by 9 people

  19. missmarple2 says:

    Very eerie. At 3:22 in the video, Ghadaffi is doing the Egyptian pose.

    Liked by 1 person

  20. I’ve looked around for some lion jewelry for myself–no luck. Any suggestions where I might find lion pendants, rings, earrings, bracelets, or similar for ladies? Preferably Made in America. MAGA!

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  21. maiingankwe says:

    el Sisi has done a heck of a lot in his short time in office. I know Trump will do the same. Both are doing it for their citizens, who they love and respect. They’re not doing it for money and power like their predecessors.

    Obama couldn’t get to the phone fast enough to congratulate Morsi for his overthrow of Egypt (its how I saw it)

    . When el Sisi came into office obama never called. I guess he didn’t like his mb being treated so unfairly and labeled a terrorist organization along with being thrown out and hunted to Qatar.

    I love the fact el Sisi has worked so hard with Israel and making them safer. He didn’t have to destroy Hamas’s tunnels and lose good men for it. I know if I was an Egyptian, I’d be ever so proud of el Sisi and his leadership. He has made the ME a great deal safer than what it was.

    Liked by 4 people

  22. Imagine how a similarly courageous, capable, against-all-odds leader like El-Sisi must feel to have President Trump to team with in “Saving the World from Radical Islam”.

    Wow! Just Wow.

    Liked by 3 people

  23. sunnydaze says:

    Yes! Egyptian (Muslim!) folks that I know hated Obama and Hillary for inflicting Morsi on them.

    I’m sure our new Prez gives them hope!

    Liked by 1 person

  24. Sundance,

    Your list of links with summaries is very helpful. Please continue this practice.

    Liked by 4 people

  25. John says:

    So –

    I believe that in Egypt, and may other northern african countries (Iran through Iraq to Algeria) you either win or die. Kinda a solemn election compared to ours.


    Liked by 1 person

  26. usnveteran says:

    November 18, 2016
    Obama Halts Amnesty Push In Court, Bows To Incoming Trump Administration:

    August 10, 2016
    Urgent Message From Lt. General Michael Flynn:

    Liked by 4 people

  27. anarchist335 says:

    el-Sisi is a brave man. Smart man. Sent MB into hiding against what Barry wanted. Very impressive! The fact that he is supporting PEOTUS is heartening.

    Liked by 2 people

  28. ZZZ says:

    what campaign rhetoric?

    tired of hearing that…I believe what Trump said on the campaign is as true as what he says behind closed doors.

    he wants to protect this country OR WE WON’T HAVE A COUNTRY.

    if other leaders don;t understand that TOO BAD.

    Liked by 2 people

  29. Founding Fathers Fan says:

    Egypt is predominantly Muslim, with Muslims accounting for 88% of a population of around 80 million Egyptians.The vast majority of Muslims in Egypt are Sunni. A significant number of Sunni Muslim Egyptians also follow native Sufi orders.There are under fifty thousand Ahmadi Muslims.There is a minority of Mu’tazila, Shia Twelvers and Ismailism numbering a few thousands.
    El-Sisi is Sunni Muslim.


  30. jeans2nd says:

    The “body language” in that picture is quite telling.

    el-Sisi is quite open, relaxed but at attention, talking with his hands, looking down to search his own thoughts to recall info for the point he is making. el-Sisi has the “high ground,” the higher straight-backed chair.

    PE Trump is relaxed, thoughtful but inquisitive – notice the rightward tilt of the head, the eyebrows, the mouth. Hands are thoughtful. el-Sisi definitely has all of PE Trump’s attention. PE Trump is listening intitively.

    By george, I do believe things are looking up.


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