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    US Calls for Egyptian Voting Free From Intimidation Following el-Sissi Bidi
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    Scott Stearns
    March 27, 2014 8:44 PM
    Egyptian General Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's decision to run for president comes as the United States is pushing Cairo to improve its treatment of journalists and political opponents. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports on what the decision means for an Obama administration trying to balance support for Egyptian democracy with security concerns in Saudi Arabia.

    US Calls for Egyptian Voting Free From Intimidation Following el-Sissi Bid

    Published March 27, 2014

    Egyptian General Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's decision to run for president comes as the United States is pushing Cairo to improve its treatment of journalists and political opponents. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports on what the decision means for an Obama administration trying to balance support for Egyptian democracy with security concerns in Saudi Arabia.


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