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Blinken says he discussed Egypt’s human rights record with Sisi

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Egypt
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Egypt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday he had a lengthy discussion with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi about Cairo’s human rights record.

Speaking to reporters in Amman after a flight from Cairo, Blinken also said he raised with Sisi the issue of Americans who have been detained in Egypt.

(Reporting By Matt Spetalnick, Daphne Psaledakis and Humeyra Pamuk)

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