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Clinton urges 'urgent' open dialogue in Egypt

US Secretary of state urges 'urgent' open dialogue in Egypt

AFP, Wednesday 5 Dec 2012
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Wednesday for an open and transparent dialogue in Egypt amid a deepening political crisis over sweeping powers adopted by President Mohamed Morsi.

"The upheaval we are seeing... indicates that dialogue is urgently needed. It needs to be two-way," Clinton told journalists, after tens of thousands of protestors encircled the presidential palace in Cairo.

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