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Obama Call for Muslim Brotherhood Role Overtaken in Egypt

Posted By admin On July 6, 2013 @ 3:30 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Nicole Gaouette & John Walcott
Bloomberg [1]
July 6, 2013

The Obama administration’s call for an “inclusive” political process in Egypt with a role for the Muslim Brotherhood has been overshadowed by deadly clashes between security forces and supporters of the Islamist group.

Violent protests yesterday in Cairo and elsewhere over the military’s ouster of President Mohamed Mursi raised doubts about prospects for an eventual accommodation that would allow the Brotherhood that supports him to compete in new elections.

While President Barack Obama’s administration has stopped short of condemning the July 3 military takeover, it has called on Egyptian leaders to pursue “a transparent political process that is inclusive of all parties and groups,” including “avoiding any arbitrary arrests of Mursi and his supporters,” Bernadette Meehan, a spokeswoman for the National Security Council, said July 4 in a statement.

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[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-05/obama-call-for-muslim-brotherhood-role-overtaken-in-egypt.html

[2] Full article here: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4401346,00.html

[3] Obama scrambles to save Morsi after Muslim Brotherhood rejects Egyptian army ultimatum: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-scrambles-to-save-morsi-after-muslim-brotherhood-rejects-egyptian-army-ultimatum.html

[4] Obama Prepares Huge Bailout for Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-prepares-huge-bailout-for-muslim-brotherhood-in-egypt.html

[5] Muslim Brotherhood Offices Torched As Egypt Turns Against US Muppet President Turned “Temporary Dictator”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/muslim-brotherhood-offices-torched-as-egypt-turns-against-us-muppet-president-turned-temporary-dictator.html

[6] Obama meets with aides on Egypt: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-meets-with-aides-on-egypt.html

[7] Muslim Brotherhood offices torched, Morsi on defensive: http://www.prisonplanet.com/muslim-brotherhood-offices-torched-morsi-on-defensive.html

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