EU leaders: Egypt's transition must begin now

European Union leaders called on Egyptian authorities to meet the aspirations of the people with "reform not repression".

EU leaders: Egypt's transition must begin now

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.

 

Reuters

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