VIDEO: Hillary Clinton not welcomed in Egypt, thrown by tomatoes and shoes by protesters

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton not welcomed in Egypt, thrown by tomatoes and shoes by protesters

Alexandria : Egypt | Jul 15, 2012 at 10:24 PM PDT
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Egypt: Hillary Clinton wasn't welcomed at all

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt – Hillary Clinton may have visited hundreds of countries as U.S. Secretary of State but few visits might have ended as badly as her recent trip to Egypt.

Angry protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade on Sunday during her first visit to Egypt since the election of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

A tomato hit an Egyptian official on the face, and shoes and a water bottle landed near the armored vehicles carrying Clinton's delegation members in the port city of Alexandria after she delivered a speech on democratic rights.

Protesters also chanted: "Monica, Monica", a reference to Former President Bill Clinton's extra-marital affair. Some chanted: "leave, Clinton", Egyptian security officials said.

Though it was unclear who the protesters were or what were their political affiliations, but they showed their hatred for U.S. influence on their country.

Protests and demonstrations have become common in Egypt since former President Hosni Mubarak, long-time US ally, was brought down by massive uprising last year.

Watch here ( people chanting Monica and throwing tomatoes on Clinton’s motorcade.

Later on Clinton left for Israel on her last leg of 8-nation tour. She arrived in Israel today for top-level talks with Israeli officials expected to focus on Iran's nuclear programme and the stalled peace process.

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been taunted by chants of "Monica, Monica" by tomato-throwing demonstrators as she visited the Egyptian port city of Alexandria.
madn3wz is based in Faisalābād, Punjab, Pakistan, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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