U.S. official: U.S. considering cancellation maneuvers “Bright Star” military ties with Egypt

Posted on August 15, 2013

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(Reuters) – A U.S. official said Wednesday that the United States is considering canceling military exercises with Egypt scheduled for this year in the wake of the killing of dozens of people in a campaign launched by the Egyptian security forces on the isolated supporters of President Mohamed Morsi.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity that the possibility of cancellation maneuvers “Bright Star,” which take place every two years was discussed during a meeting between senior officials of the U.S. national security agencies Home.

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