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Burns' visit .. a milestone in a new orientation of U.S.

Washington : DC : USA | Jul 10, 2012 at 5:33 AM PDT
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Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Morsy celebrate and burn poster of rival Shafik at Tahrir square in Cairo

Before reaching William Burns, Deputy U.S. Secretary of State to Cairo to meet with President Mohamed Morsi and delivered a message from President Barack Obama to visit Washington While in New York to attend high-level meetings of the General Assembly in September, Burns fought vast affairs of Egypt in extensive discussions with members of Congress about the new trends of the United States to the arrival of the President of the Muslim Brotherhood to power and the possibility of building a new partnership with Egypt under the head of an Islamic background.

Burns ; Vice Hillary Clinton's confronted strong opposition from many members of Congress on the development of a new partnership with Cairo after losing Washington its past traditional ally, - Hosni Mubarak and the request of a number of U.S. lawmakers a list of demands for the development of a new relationship on top of clear commitments with regard to peace with Israel ,

To maintain the Camp David and to stop encouraging the resistance from within the Gaza Strip or open the way for the Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas to stir up unrest depending on their relationship with organizational group of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, also included demands clear commitments with regard to cooperation in the fight against international terrorism directed against United States.

The information of William Burns to make reassurances is important for members of Congress about the U.S. position on dealing with the Muslim Brotherhood and the new president, stressing on the set of criteria including the existence of elected institutions, whether the presidency or the parliament ,

To improve the situation of minorities , the protection of women's rights are clear criteria for the development of relations and to help the new government to overcome the difficulties of economic obstacle to help the government to significant achievements in the short term by supporting the U.S. in the international financial institutions and most importantly the World Bank and giving the green light to Congress to proceed with the Egyptian debt swap deal and turn it into a special fund for partnership between the two countries.

It is known that the trio responsible for the management of the issue of relations with Egypt - at the political level and diplomatic - including Hillary Clinton and her deputy, Burns, U.S. Ambassador Anne Patterson. Thus, it is not surprising that the U.S. administration support the stand for the return of an elected parliament, even if it was not clear statements with regard to the conflict on the return of the dissolved parliament for the exercise of its duties again.

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Egyptians chant slogans in front of the presidential palace of Egypt's President Mursi before his meeting with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Burns in Cairo
Fury60 is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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