European Union leaders called on Egyptian authorities to meet the aspirations of the people with "reform not repression" on Friday and said the transfer of power to a broad-based government must begin immediately."
The European Council is following with utmost concern the deteriorating situation in Egypt," the EU's 27 leaders said in a joint statement issued during a summit in Brussels.
"All parties should show restraint and avoid further violence and begin an orderly transition to a broad-based government. The European Council underlined that this transition process must start now," the statement said.
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