Egypt scorns US ‘democracy’ claim

Egypt has rebuffed President George W Bush’s claim that democracy is fast gaining ground in the Middle East.
Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said the US is wrong to assume recent events vindicate its policies in the region.
“What model are we talking about in Iraq? Bombs are exploding everywhere and Iraqis are killed everyday,” he said in a Washington Post interview.
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