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Andrew Duff welcomes departure of Mubarak

Andrew Duff MEP
Andrew Duff MEP

Andrew Duff, Lib Dem MEP for the East of England commenting on the departure of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak said;

‘The departure of Hosni Mubarak is good news, long overdue. The European Union must now do everything we can to boost the fortunes of those in Egypt who long for a genuine secular liberal democracy where the rule of civilian law is paramount and the military plays a subordinate role. EU aid can be adjusted to support such democratic reforms.”

“The new Egypt must continue to be at peace with Israel. An Egypt truly transformed into a modern democracy that respected fundamental rights of all its citizens would even set a path that Israel itself would be prepared to follow.”


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