Skip to comments.Obama thanks Egypt's president over embassy protection
Posted on 09/24/2012 3:12:18 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
President Barack Obama has thanked the Egyptian president for securing the U.S. Embassy during protests against a film made in the United States that mocked Prophet Mohammad and sparked worldwide demonstrations and violence.
Obama's rival in the U.S. presidential race, Mitt Romney, called for a tougher line with Egypt after protesters scaled the compound wall and tore down the U.S. flag on September 11.
Police clashed with demonstrators for four days after that incident and barriers were erected to stop them getting near the compound.
In a letter, Obama repeated Washington's condemnation of the film and said he looked forward to working with President Mohamed Mursi to build on the "strategic partnership", Mursi's official Facebook page said on Sunday.
"In his letter, President Obama thanked the Egyptian president for Egyptian efforts to secure the mission of the United States in Cairo," according to the site...
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Somebody needs to tell President Erkel that protecting the embassies of foreign nations is the DUTY of the host country. "Duty" as in "the Least you can Do". It's not something that requires a "special thanks" -- Especially when elements close to the Egyptian government will be shown to have fomented the riot.
Obama doesn’t really understand this whole “duty” thing.
Obama is either into scat or just loves the flavor of kissing foreign Muslim dictators on the buttocks.
I cleaned that up to what I really wanted to say.
Obama thanked Egypt for the slavery and crucifixions
[both the Obama- and DNC-way].
Obama tells Letterman he expects the Muslim world to keep our people safe