US, EU call for quick transition in Egypt

26.11.2011                      29.Cheschwan. 5772                      Toldot

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US, EU call for quick transition in Egypt

EU calls for independent investigation into violence; White House: solution should be "devised by Egyptians".

The United States and European Union called for a quick transfer of power to a civilian government in Egypt Friday. The stepped-up rhetoric followed the killing of over 40 civilians at the hands of Egyptian security forces in a week that saw mass protests calling for a handover of power and led the country's caretaker government to resign.
The European Union condemns "excessive violence" against protesters and expects an independent investigation into the events in Cairo, EU foreign policy spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic told a regular news briefing in Brussels….