Israel says it seeks US help in guarding Cairo embassy

By REUTERS
September 10, 2011 02:04

Israel appealed for US help in guarding its Cairo embassy after Egyptian protesters stormed the building housing it on Friday.

A statement from Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that in conversations with US counterpart Leon Panetta and Obama administration envoy Dennis Ross he had "asked them to protect the embassy from the demonstrators."


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