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Labour urges government to confront US over military aid to Egypt

Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander has spoken out over the $1.3bn dollars of military equipment sent by the US to Egypt every year. With the Cairo death toll over the last two days at least 638, and the Muslim Brotherhood planning protests in defiance of a ban by the military, Alexander called on the government to urge the White House to suspend…

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