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Egypt, Algeria agree on full support for Tunisian president - statement

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CAIRO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed with Algerian Foreign Minster Ramdane Lamamra on Sunday on full support for Tunisian President Kais Saied, the Egyptian presidency said, amid a political crisis in Tunisia.

"Consensus was reached... towards full support for Tunisian President Kais Saied and everything that would maintain stability in Tunisia and implement the will and choices of the brotherly Tunisian people, in order to preserve their capabilities and the security of their country," a presidency statement said, after a meeting between Sisi and Lamamra.

(Reporting by Mohamed Wali; writing by Mahmoud Mourad;)