Ashton: EU will support Egypt not interfere with its internal affairs
Catherine Ashton

The High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs, Catherine Ashton stated that the EU “is ready to go back to Egypt to offer support to its people, without the intention to to interfere with its internal affairs”

In her speech before the European Parliament, Ashton said that “Egypt is a great country and strong ally to the EU” adding that “the EU wishes success for the country”.

The High Representative said that she has visited Egypt three times since its last meeting of the EU, and spent the summer communicating with people in the country, and she still looks forward to seeing a democratic Egypt to realize the demands of the revolution.

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