US delivers first four gifts to Egypt
The United States has delivered the first four
of 20 F-16 fighter planes it is giving as a gift to Egypt
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The United States
has delivered four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, Egypt's military and a US
military delegation said on Sunday, highlighting military links between
the two countries despite Egypt's political upheaval.
statement from the American embassy in Cairo said a US delegation and
Egypt held a joint ceremony on Sunday to mark the arrival of the jets,
the latest of 224 F-16s delivered to Egypt.
US aid, which has
brought criticism in the US Congress, has given the United States
leverage over Egypt for decades and given its warships preferential
access to the Suez Canal.
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Labels: Barack Hussein Obama, Egypt, Mohammed Morsy, Muslim Brotherhood