Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) walks alongside his wife Akie (R) during a welcome ceremony upon their arrival in the Jordanian capital Amman

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi giving a press conference following their meeting in Cairo

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi shaking hands during their meeting in Cairo

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (4L) and his entourage and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi (7R) and the Egyptian delegation posing for a group photo following their meeting in Cairo