President Abdel Fatah El Sisi arrived to the white House on Monday to meet US President Donald Trump.
Both leaders delivered short speeches and later started the bilateral talks.
El Sisi said that this visit is the first state visit since his inauguration and the first visit in 8 years for an Egyptian President.
He added that Egypt and the US are standing together to combat terrorism.
For his part, President Trump said that he is looking forward for very strong relations with Egypt.