State Department Briefing on Political Crisis in Egypt

In response to questions from reporters, State Department Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki said that reports of President Obama pushing for… read more

In response to questions from reporters, State Department Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki said that reports of President Obama pushing for Egyptian President Morsi to hold early elections are inaccurate. She added that the secretary talked to the foreign minister that day and conveyed the same message that President Obama did, that it is important to listen to the Egyptian people. She stressed that the U.S. was committed to democracy and not to a single party or group. 

This was a portion of the regular State Department press briefing. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
313717-1
Category:
News Conference
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News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Jul 3, 2013

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  • Jul 02, 2013 | 7:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 2013 | 1:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 2013 | 5:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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