Kerry in Cairo for talks with Egypt’s new president


Ariel Sharon Arab Spring Reuters Image Caption: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry disembarks upon his arrival at Cairo International Airport, in Cairo (reuters tickers) June 22, 2014 – 10:49 By Lesley Wroughton CAIRO (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat which the conflict in Iraq poses to the Middle East. Kerry is the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Egypt since Sisi, the former military leader who toppled Islamist President Mohamed Mursi after mass protests last year, won a May presidential election. His visit comes a day after an Egyptian…

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