Protesters Threw Tomatoes And Shoes At U.S. Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton's Motorcade


CAIRO: Protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of Accompaniment Hillary Clinton's celebration on Sunday during her aboriginal appointment to Egypt aback the acclamation of Islamist Admiral Mohamed Mursi.

A amazon addled an Egyptian official in the face, and shoes and a baptize canteen landed abreast the armoured cars accustomed Clinton's appointment in the anchorage burghal of Alexandria.

A chief accompaniment administration official said that neither Clinton nor her vehicle, which were about the
bend from the adventure were addled by any of the projectiles.

Protesters chanted: "Monica, Monica", a advertence to Above Admiral Bill Clinton's extra-marital affair. Some chanted: "leave, Clinton", Egyptian aegis admiral said.

It was not bright who the protesters were or what political affiliations they had. Protesters alfresco Clinton's auberge on Saturday night chanted anti-Islamist slogans, accusing the United States of abetment the Muslim Brotherhood's acceleration to power.

The advance on her celebration came on a day Clinton batten at the anew re-opened U.S. admiral in Alexandria, acclamation accusations the United States, which had continued accurate above Admiral Hosni Mubarak, of abetment one band or addition in Egypt afterward his adjournment aftermost year.

"I demand to be bright that the United States is not in the business, in Egypt, of allotment winners and losers, alike if we could, which of advance we cannot," Clinton said.

Clinton additionally met the country's top general, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, on Sunday to altercate Egypt's agitated autonomous alteration as the aggressive wrestles for access with the new president.

The affair came a day afterwards she met Mursi, whose admiral were abrupt by the aggressive canicule afore he took office.

Mursi accursed aback by reinstating the Islamist-dominated assembly that the army administration had disbanded afterwards a cloister declared it void, deepening the stand-off afore the new baton alike had time to anatomy a government.

The aftereffect has been astute political ambiguity as the assorted ability centres try to acquisition a way to get forth in a country that still has no abiding constitution, assembly or government added than a year afterwards Mubarak's downfall.

In their hour-long meeting, Clinton and Tantawi discussed Egypt's political alteration and the military's "ongoing chat with Admiral Mursi," a U.S. official travelling with Clinton said in an email brief.

"Tantawi fatigued that this is what Egyptians charge best now - advice accepting the abridgement aback on track," the official said.

Clinton "stressed the accent of attention the rights of all Egyptians, including women and minorities".

The talks additionally affected on the more anarchic Sinai arena and the Israeli-Palestinian accord process.

Speaking afterwards the meeting, Tantawi said the army admired the admiral but would not be beat from its role of "protecting" Egypt.

"The armed armament and the army board respects aldermanic and controlling authorities," he said in a accent to troops in the burghal of Ismailia. "The armed armament would not acquiesce anyone to abash it from its role in attention Egypt and its people."

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