U.S. Aid to Egypt Under Review

Voice of America
Publication Date:
21 August 2013
Egypt, United States, Canada and Africa, Governance, Conflict, Peace and Security

U.S. President Barack Obama met Tuesday with his national security team to review U.S. aid to Egypt in light of recent actions by its interim leadership. But U.S. officials have rejected reports that the aid to a longtime ally has been suspended in the wake of Egypt's military crackdown on Islamists, which has left about 1,000 people dead and many others arrested.