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Kerry vows US backing for Egypt interim rulers

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Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said Washington was committed to working with Egypt's interim rulers, but urged them to press ahead with reforms on his first visit to Cairo since the army ousted president Mohamed Morsi. 

US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) shakes hands with Egyptian Foreign Affairs Minister Nabil Fahmy (L) ahead of their press conference on November 3, 2013 in Cairo

On the eve of the opening of Morsi's trial, Kerry sought to restore ties with a key regional ally which have been strained since Washington partly suspended aid to Egypt amid concern over slow progress in restoring democracy.

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