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UN, US, EU weigh in on Egyptian referendum

UN, US, EU weigh in on Egyptian referendum

Egyptian security forces stand guard as people queue outside a polling center before voting on a new constitution on January 14, 2014 in Cairo. Egyptians vote on a new constitution amid high security in a referendum likely to prompt a presidential bid by the army chief who overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.     (AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

Egyptian security forces stand guard as people queue outside a polling center before voting on a new constitution on January 14, 2014 in Cairo.
(AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

The United States and the United Nations have urged that authorities …

EU Foreign Ministers discuss cooperation with Egypt in governance

EU Foreign Ministers discuss cooperation with Egypt in governance

 EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Swedish Foreign Affairs minister Carl Bildt talk on October 21, 2013 prior to the start of a Foreing Affairs Council in the Kirchberg Conference Centre at the EU Headquarters in Luxembourg. Foreign ministers are to discus Eastern Partnership, Southern neighbourhood, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Myanmar/Burma during the meeting.  (AFP PHOTO GEORGES GOBET)

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Swedish Foreign Affairs minister Carl Bildt talk on October 21, 2013 prior to the start of a Foreing Affairs Council in the Kirchberg Conference Centre at the EU Headquarters in Luxembourg. Foreign

US, EU condemn violence in Egypt

US, EU condemn violence in Egypt

Tires burn as Egyptian Muslim brotherhood and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi take part in clashes with riot police along Ramsis street in downtown Cairo, on October 6, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABDEL MONEIM)

Tires burn as Egyptian Muslim brotherhood and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi take part in clashes with riot police along Ramsis street in downtown Cairo, on October 6, 2013.
(AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABDEL MONEIM)

The White House, the …

European foreign ministers to discuss Egypt on Wednesday

European foreign ministers to discuss Egypt on Wednesday

Special Envoy for the Southern Mediterranean Region Bernardino León confirmed that the Political and Security Committee did not discuss the possibility of imposing sanctions on Egypt. Photo from the European Union external action service

Special Envoy for the Southern Mediterranean Region Bernardino León confirmed that the Political and Security Committee did not discuss the possibility of imposing sanctions on Egypt.
Photo from the European Union external action service

The European Union Political and Security …

Fahmy: Any threat to cut aid to Egypt is unacceptable

Fahmy: Any threat to cut aid to Egypt is unacceptable

Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy (AFP Photo)

Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy (AFP Photo)

Nabil Fahmy said on Sunday that while Egypt is grateful for aid and assistance from abroad, any threat to cut this aid is unacceptable. He stressed that in dealing with the current crisis, Egypt …