Washington: US President, Barack Obama called Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of UAE to discuss the current situation in Egypt, the White House said. Both the leaders shared their concerns about the ongoing violence along with increased political polarisation and agreed on the need for all Egyptian leaders to avoid incitement and discourage violence.
Obama and UAE Crown Prince affirmed that for Egypt to emerge from this crisis, all Egyptians must come together to find an inclusive path forward.
"The President made it clear that United States is encouraging all political, military, and religious leaders in Egypt to remain engaged in dialogue and participate in a political process to hasten a return to democratically elected civilian government," the White House saidon Tuesday.
The President encouraged the UAE to underscore in its engagements with Egyptians the importance of avoiding violence and taking steps to enable dialogue and reconciliation, the White House said that in a statement about Obama's call with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed.


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