Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the events in Egypt

  • 14 Aug. 2013 -
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  • Press Release (2013) 089
  • Issued on 14 Aug. 2013
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  • Last updated: 28 Aug. 2013 16:16

I am deeply concerned by the situation in Egypt, and the continuing reports of bloodshed. I deplore the loss of life.

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the monthly press briefing at the Residence Palace in Brussels

Egypt is an important partner for NATO through the Mediterranean Dialogue. I call on all sides to exercise restraint and refrain from violence and to work to restore the political process.