x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Egypt thanks UAE support

The adviser to the Egyptian embassy in Abu Dhabi has praised the UAE's support for measures taken by the Egyptian government to break up protests in Rabeaa and Al Nahda.

ABU DHABI // The adviser to the Egyptian embassy in Abu Dhabi, Shoaib Abdulfattah, has praised the UAE's support for measures taken by the Egyptian government on Wednesday morning to break up protests in Rabeaa and Al Nahda, the state news agency Wam said last night.

Mr Abdulfattah said the Muslim Brotherhood was fully responsible for forcing the Egyptian government to intervene in Rabeaa and Al Nahda.

"Dispersing armed sit-ins is a matter of sovereignty in facing armed sit-ins which used all forms of violence," said the Egyptian diplomat.

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