A former US ambassador to Egypt is in Cairo and “has the ability” to talk to Egyptian leaders, PJ Crowley, the US state department spokesman, said on Monday.
Crowley gave no details of who Frank G Wisner, the ambassador to Egypt from 1986 to 1991, would meet but said he would have the opportunity to reinforce the US message to Egypt.
He also said the Washington believed Egypt should revoke emergency law brought in following mass protests against the government.
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