US urges Egypt to lift travel ban on NGO staffers

By REUTERS
January 26, 2012 20:27

 
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WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday urged Egypt to lift travel bans placed on several US pro-democracy activists in connection with a crack down on non-governmental organizations.

"We are urging the government of Egypt to lift these restrictions immediately and allow these folks to come home as soon as possible," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told a news briefing.

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