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Egypt joins China club

Posted by seumasach on August 30, 2012

Brenda O’Reilly

Asia Times

31st August, 2012

President Mohammed Morsi’s historic trip to Beijing signifies a new direction for Egyptian foreign policy. The Muslim Brotherhood leader has sent a clear message by selecting China for his first state visit outside the Middle East. By forging closer ties with China, Morsi is warning the US government not to take Egyptian acquiescence for granted.

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Morsi delivers his calling card

Posted by seumasach on August 30, 2012

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

31st august, 2012

You’d better not mess with Muslim Brother Morsi.

Straight out of “communist” China – where he secured a red carpet welcome from President Hu Jintao and vice-president Xi Jinping – the Egyptian president lands in “evil” Iran as a true Arab world leader. [1]

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Egypt’s President Morsi agrees on development projects with China’s Hu

Posted by seumasach on August 29, 2012

Al-Ahram

28th August, 2012

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi met his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao on Tuesday in Beijing to discuss bilateral relations, with Morsi stressing that China is important for Egypt’s economic prosperity.

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NAM in the shadow of Arab Spring

Posted by seumasach on August 27, 2012

M.K.Bhadrakumar

27th August, 2012

All indications are that Egypt’s return to the forefront of the Non-Aligned Movement will be the big news this week from the summit meeting at Tehran. The summit’s focus can be expected on three main West Asian issues — Syrian crisis, Iran nuclear issue and the blossoming of the Egypt-Iran relationship.

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Egypt diplomat: Cairo eager to have highest level of ties with Tehran

Posted by seumasach on August 27, 2012

Al-Manar

27th August, 2012

Egypt’s Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs and International Cooperation Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy underlined the importance of Iran’s presidency over the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) given the sensitive situation of the region, and said Cairo is willing to establish the highest level of relations with Tehran, according to Fars news agency.

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