16 Jan '11, 10pm

Egypt warns West to stay out of Arab affairs

CAIRO: Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit warned on Sunday the West to stay out of Arab affairs, days after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Arab leaders to work with their peoples to bring reforms. And in separate remarks, Cairo's top diplomat downplayed fears that a Tunisian-style popular revolt could spread to other Arab countries, calling it "nonsense." Abul Gheit made the comments in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh where Arab foreign ministers are preparing for an economic summit to be held on Wednesday. Egypt, he said, proposed to Arab League chief Amr Mussa that the summit issue a statement concerning "attempts by some Western and European nations to interfere in Egyptian and Arab affairs." "We hope that the summit will adopt Egypt's proposal which would be a message from the Arab to the Western and European world saying 'Do not dare interfer...

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