Thursday 31 July 2014
 
»
 
»
Story

Obama cancels Egypt joint military exercises

Chilmark, Massachusetts , August 15, 2013

US President Barack Obama spoke out on Thursday against the violence in Egypt, condemning a military crackdown there and saying the United States had cancelled joint military exercises scheduled for next month.
 
"The United States strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by Egypt's interim government and security forces," Obama said from his vacation home on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard.
 
"We deplore violence against civilians. We support universal rights essential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest." - Reuters



Tags: Egypt | military | Obama |

More INTERNATIONAL NEWS Stories

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads

Buy high quality China wholesale Health & Beauty , Electronics, Sports & Outdoors , Computers, Video Games, Toys & Hobbies Cell Phones, Automobiles and other wholesale products directly from reliable Chinese wholesalers or Factories on DHgate.com