Egypt to stop raids on NGOs: US official

Egypt has assured the United States that it will stop raids on US and other pro-democracy groups and that it will return confiscated property.

Last Updated: Dec 31, 2011, 10:58 AM IST

Washington: Egypt has assured the United
States that it will stop raids on US and other pro-democracy
groups and that it will return confiscated property, a senior
US official said day.

The US ambassador to Cairo, Anne Patterson, received the
assurances from Egyptian leaders, including senior members of
the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, the official said on
condition of anonymity.

PTI