White House says it is concerned about Egypt violence

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 08, 2013 1:44 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States remains concerned about the increasing violence and political polarization in Egypt, and has called on the transitional authority in Egypt to avoid reprisals, arrests and restrictions on the media, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Monday.

(Reporting by Laura MacInnis and Roberta Rampton; Editing by Sandra Maler)