UK and US call for an ‘orderly transition’ in Egypt. Prime Minister David Cameron has issued a joint call with US President Barack Obama for an “orderly transition” to a democratic government in Egypt

Posted: January 31, 2011 in Uncategorized

The leaders agreed a “comprehensive process of political reform” was needed, rather than repression.
Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt said the unrest in Egypt, now in its seventh day, was “unprecedented” in recent years in its scale.
Demonstrators are demanding President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation.
The UK and US leaders discussed the situation in the north African country on Sunday night.
Mr Cameron told the BBC: “I think they must go down the path of reform and not repression.” Read more

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