Egypt Concludes Two-Day Round of Voting

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton today announced that Egypt concluded the first two-day round of voting in its historic transition to democracy.

“I congratulate the Egyptian people for a peaceful, successful start to their election process. Egyptians are justifiably proud to begin the process of choosing their new leaders.” -Ms. Clinton

She said the United States stresses the importance of Egypt’s transition to democracy continuing in a just, transparent and inclusive manner.

She stressed that the American people will continue to stand by the people of Egypt as they move toward a democratically elected civilian government that respects universal human rights and will meet their aspirations for dignity, freedom, and a better life.

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