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VIDEO: U.S. Secretary of State visits largest Mid-East cathedral in Egypt.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his speech at the American University of Cairo - Courtesy of the AUC official Twitter page CAIRO -- 10 January 2019: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited earlier this evening the Cathedral of the birth of Christ in the New Administrative Capital as part of seven-country visit to the Middle East. The Cathedral of the birth of Christ is the biggest in the Middle East and can house up to 8,200 individuals, covering 63,000 square meters. The New Administrative Capital is also home to the largest mosque in Egypt. Pompeo arrived in Cairo on Wednesday evening as part of his eight-country Mideast tour that started with Jordan. Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received the US official earlier at the presidential palace. US Secretary of State Pompeo said "the US-Egypt relationship is one of our deepest and broadest partnerships in the region." Pompeo tweeted that it is "wonderful to be in Cairo", adding that he is looking forward to a good visit.

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