Dempsey to visit Egypt amid NGO tensions

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 9, 2012 10:26

 
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey is scheduled to visit Egypt this week, AFP reported Wednesday.

According to the report, the visit was planned ahead of time, and includes meetings with  Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, the general running the country, and Dempsey's counterpart Lieutenant General Sami Enan.

"With the Egyptians, Gen. Dempsey will discuss common interests, choices and consequences," Dempsey's spokesman Colonel Dave Lapan told AFP in an email.

The episode comes amid rising tension between the United States and Egypt over the prosecution of NGO workers in Egypt, including 19 Americans.

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