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UK revokes export licenses for Egypt's military
AP via indpendentmail.com ^ | July 19, 2013 | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD

Posted on 07/19/2013 10:18:25 AM PDT by don-o

LONDON (AP) -- Britain has revoked five export licenses for equipment destined for Egypt's military and police, the government announced Friday, an implicit criticism of the Arab nation's military crackdown on a wave of unrest that has left dozens dead.

Egypt has been gripped by rallies and street skirmishes since President Mohammed Morsi was driven from power in a coup. In one particularly bloody incident, 51 protesters and three security personnel were killed on July 8 in clashes outside Cairo's Republic Guard Club, where Morsi supporters believed their deposed leader was being held.

"We are deeply concerned about the situation in Egypt and the events which have led to the deaths of protesters," British Business Secretary Vince Cable said in a statement. "The longstanding U.K. position is clear: We will not grant export licenses where we judge there is a clear risk the goods might be used for internal repression."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: egypt

1 posted on 07/19/2013 10:18:25 AM PDT by don-o
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Just did a Google on “Egypt and Obama.” Came back with a page full of crickets.


2 posted on 07/19/2013 10:20:10 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Obamas-Cairo-Speech-Egypt/2013/07/17/id/515639

Did find this by former Brit ambassador - telling some truth on O


3 posted on 07/19/2013 10:23:37 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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Russia will be happy to fill the void. Putting us right back where we were sixty years ago...


4 posted on 07/19/2013 10:29:19 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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Russia will be happy to fill the void. Putting us right back where we were sixty years ago...

That is an excellent point. And fits right into Obama's brilliant gambit of threatening to not meet with Putin.

Obama considers canceling Moscow summit with Putin

5 posted on 07/19/2013 10:36:07 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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And Britain was OK with selling guns to Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood?


6 posted on 07/19/2013 10:41:26 AM PDT by Regulator
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Sure. The plan is to turn the mid east into it’s own superpower to help counteract Pre-Obama Americanism. Should be obvious to everyone by now.

The powers that be want a cohesive UE to deal with and don’t care if a few million non muzzies are eliminated.

You have Russia/China/Euro and America, then the new ME. 5 power blocs. All countries must be made to fit into one or the other geographically. Then it’s 4 vs. us.


7 posted on 07/19/2013 10:51:08 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: don-o

Just did a Google on “Egypt and Obama.” Came back with a page full of crickets.

Do a search for REAL search engines .LOL


8 posted on 07/19/2013 11:12:18 AM PDT by molson209
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