Official visit of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi started on Monday, continue to produce results. Indeed el-Sisi held talks with Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis at the Pentagon on Wednesday where they expressed hopes to collaborate on counterterror measures, the Defense Department said in a press release. They announce that defence cooperation between both countries is the “backbone” of their relationship. A future visit of Jim Mattis had been previous soon in Cairo. This strengthening of Defence cooperation is added to the enforcement of economical relation on Monday, during el-Sisi-Trump meeting.