US halts delivery of military systems, cash assistance to Egypt

Middle EastUS halts delivery of military systems, cash assistance to Egypt

WASHINGTON: The United States has said that it is suspending a large part of its military and other cash aid to Egypt.

In a statement, US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said that the delivery of certain large scale military systems and cash assistance to the Egyptian government will be withheld unless credible progress is made toward democratically elected civilian government through free and fair elections.

   

The spokeswoman said that under the plan‚ the delivery of Apache helicopters‚ Harpoon missiles and tank parts would be stopped.

Psaki said Washington also plans to halt a $260 million cash transfer and a $300 million loan guarantee to Cairo.

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