Saudi Arabia to give Egypt up to $4 billion in additional aid: report

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Posted: Jan 30, 2014 2:05 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is expected to give Egypt up to $4 billion in additional aid in the form of central bank deposits and petroleum products, state-run Al Ahram newspaper reported on Thursday.

Citing an unnamed ministerial source, the newspaper said the package would be worked out during a visit next week to the kingdom by Egypt's interim prime minister Hazem el-Beblawi.

(Writing by Michael Georgy. Editing by Jane Merriman)