Egypt assures U.S. no more raids on democracy groups

Egypt assures U.S. no more raids on democracy groups
 

U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and the U.S. ambassador in Egypt, Anne Patterson, spoke with top Egyptian officials including the head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces on Friday to press U.S. demands that the non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, be allowed to resume normal operations,
"The ambassador has sought and received Egyptian leadership assurances that the raids will cease and property will be returned immediately," U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in emailed comments.
Panetta spoke on Friday with the leader of the military council,... read more

 
30 December 2011 in World News, Views: 16
Source: Reuters
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