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Egypt approaching civil war: Russia's Putin

Conflict in Egypt between supporters and foes of deposed president Morsi threatenes to degenerate into a civil war

AFP , Sunday 7 Jul 2013
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Russian President Vladimir Putin ( Photo: AP)
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Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that the standoff in Egypt between supporters and foes of deposed president Mohamed Morsi threatened to degenerate into a civil war.

"Syria is already in the grips of a civil war, unfortunately enough, and Egypt is moving in that direction," Russian news agencies quoted Putin as saying while on a visit to Kazakhstan.

"We would like to see the Egyptian people avoid this fate," he said.

The Russian foreign ministry has previously called on all sides in the political crisis to exercise "restraint."

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07-07-2013 12:53pm
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isnt that exactly,what the us needs?
Isnt it the big goal,after having become indipendend from middle eastern oil,to secure israels borders by weakening its opponents in the region???? and this has worked out good untill now,as nowhere a real challenger for this topic is to be seen and the region is busy with itself and its religious troubles
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