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Foreign Office Reveals ‘Step-Change’ in Egypt Approach


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Foreign Office Reveals ‘Step-Change’ in Egypt Approach

Reprieve

WASHINGTON - Foreign Office concerns over Egypt’s human rights record have led to a “step-change” in the UK’s approach to that government, according to a new FCO human rights report.

The shift comes days after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sparked surprise when he insisted at a press conference with US Secretary of State John Kerry that a “burgeoning crisis” in Egypt was now a priority for the UK.

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