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Egypt: Travel of Former Ambassador Frank Wisner

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 1, 2011


Question:  Did the United States ask Frank Wisner to travel to Egypt, or did he independently choose to travel there and meet with officials?

Answer:  Frank Wisner is in Cairo. The U.S. Government asked him to go. As someone with deep experience in the region, he is meeting with Egyptian officials and providing his assessment.

PRN: 2011/135


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