French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met with Sisi in Paris, where he was on a 3-day official visit under human rights criticism.
No official statement was made regarding the meeting.
Sisi will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron today at Elysee Palace. During the meeting bilateral relations as well as the fight against terrorism, Libya, East Mediterranean, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran and Turkey will be discussed. Macron will host Sisi for dinner at Elysee Palace.
In a joint written statement from 18 international human rights organizations, including Amnesty International (Amnesty International), Human Rights Watch (HRW), the Human Rights League (LDH) and some organizations in Egypt, from Macron to Sisi He was asked to put pressure on the release of activists and human rights defenders arrested for “human rights violations” in Egypt.