Egypt's election commission announced Monday that President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi won a second, four-year term in office with more than 97% of the vote in last week's election, with turnout of 41.05%.
"The two leaders affirmed the strategic partnership between the United States and Egypt, and noted that they look forward to advancing this partnership and addressing common challenges", it said.
Mr Sisi said he wanted more candidates to run and that he had nothing to do with the opposition withdrawals.
The head of the election authority Lasheen Ibrahim said at a press conference that turnout was 41.05 percent of the nearly 60 million registered voters.
Human rights groups have frequently slammed al-Sisi for his crackdown on protesters and the Egyptian news media.
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According to al-Ahram, two million voters spoiled their ballot papers, inserting the names of candidates who were not among the only two approved.
"President Trump offered his honest congratulations for President El Sisi's success in the presidential elections, wishing Egypt progress and prosperity", el-Sisi's office said in a statement Monday.
Cairo came under global condemnation after cracking down on criticisms of the electoral process in the months running up to the elections.
Turnout of 47 percent in that year's election was sharply higher than this year's 41 percent despite appeals from Prime Minister Sherif Ismail for voters to fulfil their patriotic duty.
Mr Sisi led the 2013 military overthrow of Egypt's first freely-elected president, Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, after protests against Mursi.
"The election was an epic of love dedicated to Egypt", said head of the election commission, Lasheen Ibrahim. Since then, authorities have waged a sweeping crackdown on dissent, jailing thousands of Islamists and several prominent secular activists.
A militant insurgency since has killed hundreds of policemen and civilians.