Summons for Egypt ambassadors by France, Germany, and Britain over Deadly Crackdown
Egyptian ambassadors, who are responsible for the deadly crackdown in Egypt, have been summoned by France and Germany on Thursday in their respective countries. The deadly crackdown led to the deaths of more than 400 people on Wednesday.
According to Agence France-Presse reports, the Egypt's health ministry revealed that the death toll on Thursday's night was raised to 421 and thousands injured. It was a result of an attempt made by the security forces to clear Cairo protest camps.
Britain has expressed its deep concern at the atrocities committed in the country. It has summoned Egypt's ambassador and urged the authorities to act with the greatest restraint.
French President Francois Hollande conveyed France's great concern over the deadly violence by summoning the Egyptian ambassador, AFP reported in a statement. Also, Egypt's rulers have been urged to quickly end a month-long state of emergency attributed to the crackdown.
French President said, "France is committed to finding a political solution and calls for elections to be held as soon as possible, in line with the commitments made by Egypt's transitional authorities"
The incident in Egypt, that claimed lives of more than 400 people and injured thousands, has withdrawn scathing criticism from countries all over the world.
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