Obama Condemns Egypt Violence

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from The Wall Street Journal,

President Barack Obama addressed the deteriorating situation in Egypt, condemning the military crackdown there and saying the U.S. will cancel its joint military exercise.

President Barack Obama condemned the deadly violence in Egypt and said the U.S. is canceling plans to hold joint military exercises with the country next month.

Mr. Obama paused from his vacation here Thursday to sharply criticize the country’s bloody crackdown on protesters. The comments were his first on the crisis since it unfolded this week.

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