UK PM hopes to raise case of hunger striker Abd el-Fattah with Egypt's Sisi

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[1/2] Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during the opening league of the COP27 clime summit, successful Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt November 7, 2022. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said helium hoped to conscionable Egypt's president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, aboriginal connected Monday to rise the lawsuit of the Egyptian-British hunger striker, Alaa Abd el-Fattah.

Sunak, successful Sharm El-Sheikh for the COP27 clime talks, said helium would rise the contented of Abd el-Fattah, who roseate to prominence with Egypt's 2011 uprising and who has been connected hunger onslaught for much than 200 days successful protestation implicit his detention.

"I americium hoping to spot President Sisi aboriginal today, erstwhile I volition of people rise this issue," Sunak told reporters. "It's thing that not conscionable the United Kingdom but galore countries privation to spot resolved."

Reporting by Kate Holton and Muvija M; editing by Andy BRuce

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