US calls for G8 to support Egypt, Tunisia

May 25, 2011 18:11

WASHINGTON - The United States on Wednesday called on the Group of Eight nations meeting this week in France to help with financial support for Egypt and Tunisia as the two countries attempt to make the transition to democracy.

In a letter to the G8, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner argued that rich nations should do everything they can to make sure popular democratic uprisings are ultimately successful.

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