WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with Minister of Finance of the Arab Republic of Egypt Mohamed Maait, Minister of International Cooperation Raina al-Mashat, and Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Hassan Abdalla. Secretary Yellen underscored strong United States support for Egypt and its economic reform program. She underscored the goal of bolstering Egypt’s economy and supporting inclusive, sustainable growth. Secretary Yellen also discussed regional developments, including the challenges to Egypt’s economy from the conflict in Gaza, and expressed her appreciation for Egypt’s efforts. She noted Treasury’s willingness to continue work closely with Egypt on bilateral and regional issues.
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