Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, visited Egypt on 2 and 3 October 2013.
On 3 October, she met Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Egyptian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Adli Mansour, President of Egypt ad interim, and Ziad Bahaa ElDin, Egyptian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Cooperation, in Cairo.
The message Catherine Ashton conveyed during her visit was that violence should stop and that it was for all Egyptians to solve the country's political crisis in an inclusive manner. SHOTLIST
Type: Report Reference: I-082200 Date: 03/10/2013 Duration: 01:20 DG:Directorate-General for CommunicationLocation:Cairo - Ministry for Defence,Cairo - Ministry of International Cooperation,Cairo - Presidential Palace Thesaurus: EU external relations, Egypt, European Commission - visits made,EU external relations Personalities:Abdel Fattah al-Sissi,Adli Mansour,Baroness Ashton of Upholland,Ziad Bahaa El Deen
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