Egypt's Sisi, Trump agreed in call on UN Israel vote delay

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (File: AFP)
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (File: AFP)

Cairo - Egypt agreed to postpone a UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements when US president-elect Donald Trump called President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the presidency said on Friday.

Egypt had requested on Thursday that the resolution demanding Israel halt settlements be postponed after Israel launched a frantic lobbying effort.

The presidency said the two leaders had agreed to allow Trump's incoming administration a chance to tackle the issue.

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