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Wide Open For Attack - Protective Cement Barriers Removed From U.S. And Brit Embassies In Cairo
June 27, 2012
14:30 - PDT - June 26, 2012 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - Egypt's Interior Ministry today removed the cement security barricades which had been placed in front of the U.S and British Embassies in Cairo's Garden City District, the English language version of Egypt's, Al-Masry Al-Youm [the Independent] is reporting:
"The Interior Ministry on Tuesday carried out an Administrative Court ruling that was issued a year and a half ago to remove the concrete barriers in the Garden City district around the American and British embassies..." [source, Barriers in front of US and UK embassies removed, http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/barriers-front-us-and-uk-embassies-removed]
The massive structures had been considered the last line of defense against increasingly hostile Islamist demonstrators - now they are gone.
In a sign of the quickly tightening noose encircling Western interests in Egypt consequent the victory by the Muslim Brotherhood in the country's fraud-laced presidential "election," shop keepers near both embassies explicitly praised Egypt's president elect, Mohammed Morsi for taking the action, with one obviously politically astute shopkeeper quoted as saying, "Bless you Morsy."
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