President Barack Obama strongly condemned Egypt’s interim government Thursday, saying the United States was canceling a planned joint military operation in protest over violent clashes that left at least 525 dead.
He also called on Egypt’s interim government, which took power after the July 3 military ouster of elected president Mohammed Morsi, to cancel the month-long state of emergency it imposed after Wednesday's bloodshed.
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