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Egypt's Sisi thanks Biden for role in making ceasefire in Gaza succeed

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CAIRO, May 21 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in a tweet early on Friday thanked U.S. President Joe Biden for his role in making the Egyptian initiative for a ceasefire in Gaza succeed.

Sisi said he and President Biden both saw the urgency of managing the conflict between all parties with diplomacy.

Egyptian efforts to broker a ceasefire between Israelis and Palestinians went into effect early on Friday.

Reporting by Alaa Swilam; Editing by Tom Hogue

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