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Britain agrees $150 million loan guarantee to Egypt on visit

Britain on Saturday finalized a $150 million loan guarantee to Egypt, where Boris Johnson was on his first visit to the country as Foreign Secretary and as a human rights organization urged him to speak about what they described as "appalling" abuses.

In a statement, the Foreign Office said Johnson and President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi discussed British support for Egypt's economy including joint work on aviation security, anti-terrorism efforts, and work to resolve regional conflicts especially in Libya and Syria, adding that human rights and the benefits of a free society to promote stability and economic growth were mentioned.

"The UK and Egypt have many...

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