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News-Leader: U.S. delegation seeks ways to boost Egypt's economy

John McCain, R-Arizona, and John Kerry, D-Massachusetts, are visiting Egypt at the head of a U.S. business delegation.
27.06.11 | Interesting article at News-Leader

Egypt's military rulers are committed to a quick transition to civilian administration, two leading U.S. senators said Sunday after meeting the general who heads the ruling council.

John McCain, R-Arizona, and John Kerry, D-Massachusetts, visiting Egypt at the head of a U.S. business delegation, said it was in America's national security interests to see the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak succeed.

They said Washington was not interested in dictating policy to Egypt. Instead, the focus is on finding ways to help the Arab world's most populous nation boost its economy and address the needs of its people.

The two senators -- both former presidential hopefuls -- met Field Marshall Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, Mubarak's former defense minister who now heads Egypt's Supreme Military Council.