Canada to train Egyptian police

On 14 and 15 January, Canada’s Foreign Minister John Baird visited Egypt with the intention of securing the release of imprisoned Al Jazeera journalist Mohammed Fahmy, a dual Canadian-Egyptian national.

While in Cairo, however, the minister announced a set of new co-operation agreements between Canada and the Egyptian government, which Baird’s officials told journalists were designed to “support stability and prosperity in Egypt”…

January 26

About Tom Stevenson
Tom Stevenson is an Independent North Africa reporter

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