Corker Comments On Situation In Egypt

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Senator Bob Corker, (R-Tn.), and ranking member on the Foreign Relations Committee, on Wednesday made the following statement on the situation in Egypt:

“The U.S. should support the aspirations of the Egyptian people seeking a peaceful, secure, and inclusive government. In determining the future of U.S. assistance, the administration should look at the regional picture with our vital national security interests in mind. Our long-standing cooperation with Egypt, which is essential for stability in the region, should remain a priority.

If necessary, I believe Congress would stand ready to work with the administration to address any restrictions that stand in the way.”  

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