“Mr. President, let me express our appreciation and respect,” Sisi said through a translator.
“Let me say that you have a unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible.”
Trump laughed and replied, “That’s very interesting…I agree.”
CNN White House reporter Jeremy Diamond characterized the meeting between the two as “a buddy comedy routine.”
Meanwhile, on Monday, Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.