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EU's Ashton in Cairo calls for "inclusive" transition process

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EU's Ashton in Cairo calls for "inclusive" transition process


EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton has met with interim president Adly Mansour and army chief, General Al Sisi, as well as members of the Muslim Brotherhoods’s political wing, the Freedom and Justice Party.

The European Union is urging Egypt’s military rulers to step back from a growing confrontation with the Brotherhood.

There were no immediate details on the talks but Ashton said she would press for a “fully inclusive transition process, taking in all political groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood.”

Anger continues as funerals are held for the at least 80 Mursi supporters, killed by security forces close to a mosque on Saturday.

The Anti-Coup Alliance of Islamist groups is calling for a “million man march” on Tuesday against Mursi’s overthrow.

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