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Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, other Arab states watch Trump-Biden election closely

Oct 30, 2020 - The Washington Times

CAIRO From the time he first met the candidate in the fall of 2016 through the last days of the 2020 presidential campaign, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has promoted himself as one of Donald Trump's best friends on the international stage.

"We expressed our congratulations in advance of the last election, and we expressed them now before the next one," Mr. el-Sissi said last year, just moments after Mr. Trump dubbed him "my favorite dictator."

"Our relationship started b...