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Clinton meeting with Flat6Labs, which fosters and invests in Egyptian technology startups.

The U.S. provides Egypt with $1.3 billion a year in military aid. But U.S.-Egypt ties were strained this year after Egyptian police raided the offices of U.S.-backed NGOs on suspicion of illegal foreign funding and put several Americans on trial.

The crisis ended after the Egyptians allowed the American and other foreign NGO employees to leave the country.

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Clinton said Washington supports “real democracy,” in which “no group or faction or leader can impose their will, their ideology, their religion, their desires on anyone else.”

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  1. Why in the world would our government support this Islamist country? Why is Obama supporting the Muslim brotherhood? This terrorist group is banned in the US and now we are sending billions of our tax dollars to Egypt and people are worried about what Romney did at Bain over 12 years ago?

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