Statement by the spokesperson of the High Representative Catherine Ashton on the killings in Port Said

Brussels, 25 January 2013
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The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today:

“It is with great concern that the High Representative heard about the violent clashes in Port Said leaving several people killed. She expresses her condolences to the families of the victims. She also urges the Egyptian authorities to restore calm and order and calls on all sides to show restraint in the best interest of the country at this delicate time in its democratic transition.”

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