Egypt

White House Disavows Cairo Embassy Statement

A memo condemning a film for "hurting Muslim feelings" does not represent the views of the U.S. government

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The Obama administration is disavowing a statement from its own Cairo embassy that seemed to apologize for anti-Muslim activity in the United States.

"The statement by Embassy Cairo was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government," an administration official told POLITICO.