Skip to comments.Obama 'deeply concerned' by Egyptian military's removal of Morsi
Posted on 07/03/2013 4:13:45 PM PDT by ColdOne
President Barack Obama is "deeply concerned" by the Egyptian Armed Forces' decision to remove President Mohamed Morsi from power Wednesday and hopes to see the military quickly return authority to a democratic government.
"The United States is monitoring the very fluid situation in Egypt, and we believe that ultimately the future of Egypt can only be determined by the Egyptian people," Obama said in a statement released nearly four hours after the Egyptian military announced it had removed Morsi from his post. Obama spent part of the afternoon leading a meeting in the Situation Room with members of his national security team, including Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, who started her current job on Monday.
"Nevertheless, we are deeply concerned by the decision of the Egyptian Armed Forces to remove President Morsi and suspend the Egyptian constitution. I now call on the Egyptian military to move quickly and responsibly to return full authority back to a democratically elected civilian government as soon as possible through an inclusive and transparent process, and to avoid any arbitrary arrests of President Morsi and his supporters," he continued.
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Huma and Hillary will likely have a special “session” tonight.
Who would really miss them...??
That Soetoro kid would really miss them...
Solyndra... Tesla... MB... ad nauseam
A certain coveted & historic legacy is being quickly reduced to two simple words: "Tough Sh*t"
Yeah, Barack, I saw where you where coming from when Honduras, by their own laws, took care of Zelaya when he tried to become president for life. I see it now in your "concern" for the ouster of Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood--while its not the same as what happened in Honduras, the circumstances leading up to what happened in Egypt are eerily similar to what your own administration is doing, i.e., you won the election, but your policies are all aimed at solidifying power in contravention of the democratic process.
So, Barack, is the "concern" for the deposing of your Muslim Brotherhood buddies, or because it could portend something in your future if you continue your lawless ways?
The only thing nobama is really “deeply concerned” about is whether or not justice will catch him and if he will be imprisoned for the rest of his destructive, worthless existence.
He sees it as a glimmer, a foreshadowing of his future perhaps?
ElBaredai is a “moderate” muslim and global socialist (Happy face caliphist) and he has all the right friends like George Soros, Kofi Annan, Sandy Berger, and just about every far left state department official going back to the Carter administration.
He’s the perfect transitional leader to put off the inevitable war between the globalists and the caliphists.
Zero can’t get Egypt to attack Israel as fast as he had planned.
Maybe he’ll have a stroke or something.
Joint Chiefs of Staff?
Afraid they might take a hint from Egypt?
After all - it is quite inconsiderate of the Egyptians to cause a ruckus while the King and Queen are are touring their African Provinces.
Only because it might happen here when the usurper does not step down after being impeached...
Egypt is now short one muslim president and we have one too many.
Maybe we can work out a deal.
Well, Clinton have been giving them aids and comfort since his governor days...
I’ve been deeply concerned for 4.5 yrs that this A-Hole is the POTUS.
Barry Sotero is possibly one of the least accomplished, worthless humans who has ever lived. And to think that he became head of what was once the most powerful nation in the world. Pretty depressing.
These guys are not understanding the Liberal Agenda! Must sell more NY Times to them.