Egypt officials expect US to unblock military aid

Egyptian officials involved in recent negotiations with US diplomats said on Saturday they believed that Washington planned to unblock military aid to Egypt, which has been embroiled in a dispute with the United States over democratic freedoms.


About $1.3 billion in military aid to Egypt that US Congress approved for the current fiscal year was blocked under a new law requiring US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to certify that Egypt's military supports a transition to civilian rule. (Reuters)


פרסום ראשון: 03.17.12, 23:43