King Salman with Sisi during the welcoming ceremony in Riyadh.
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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi received a royal welcome from King Salman as he landed Sunday in Saudi Arabia for a visit to boost ties after months of tension.Sisi met Salman on the sidelines of an Arab League summit in Jordan last month to break the ice after months of tensions between the two allies.Saudi Arabia supported Egypt with billions of dollars in aid after Sisi toppled Islamist president Mohammad Morsi in 2013 when the president was head of the Egyptian army.Saudi Arabia is opposed to the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood organization, of which Morsi is a member of.
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