South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al-Monitor on Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy’s recent speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS):

As demonstrators protested outside and the State Department condemned the latest Egyptian death sentences of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy sought on April 28 to convince an elite Washington audience that Egypt is still moving toward a participatory democracy and values its relations with the United States.

But Fahmy, speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), also said that Egypt has other options, including “an emerging relationship with Russia [that] we will seek to nurture and leverage.”

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