31 July 2013

Egypt: AU Delegation Meets Egypt's Deposed President

President Mohamed Morsi's trial in a Cairo court is adding to the already tense political situation. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott has more. ( Resource: Morsi's Trial Sparking More Unrest in Egypt )

The African Union delegation headed by Alpha Oumar Konare (former president of Mali), which is on current visit to Egypt, met with deposed President Mohamed Mursi on Tuesday night, reported the state news agency.

The details of the one-hour long meeting were not mentioned.

The delegation has also met with interim President Adli Mansour to discuss the AU's decision of suspending Egypt's membership following the ouster of Mursi.

The AU delegation is expected to hold a press conference on Wednesday to announce the results of its meeting with Cairo officials.

Mursi has also met with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton at unknown his detention facility.

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