"The Egyptian people should be confident that the US commitment to continue to support Egypt in fight against terrorism and bringing security to Egyptian people is steadfast," Xinhua quoted Tillerson as saying in Cairo during a press conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry.
"We agreed we would continue our close cooperation on counterterrorism measures," Tillerson said.
Tillerson's visit came as Egypt was carrying out a nationwide anti-terror military operation that aimed to uproot terrorist groups who killed hundreds of Egyptians in the past few years.
It is Tillerson's first visit to Egypt where discussed with Egyptian officials the ongoing US-Egypt partnership.
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