US suspends hundreds of millions in military aid to Egypt


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Published time: October 09, 2013 20:38

The United States has suspended a large part of its military and other cash aid to Egypt, the State Department said. The US has put on hold delivery of “large scale” military systems, such as tanks, F-16 jets and Apache helicopters, a source told Reuters.

A planned $300 million loan guarantee for Egypt will be halted,
as well as a pending $260 million cash transfer, the source
added.

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