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In Cairo, Hollande says rights important in ‘terror’ fight

French President Francois Hollande (R) waves next to Egyptian counterpart Abdelfattah al-Sisi (C) after reviewing the honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the al-Quba presidential palace in Cairo on April 17, 2016
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Cairo (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande said Sunday respecting human rights was not a hindrance in the fight against “terrorism” but an aid, after meeting Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Sisi, meanwhile, defended his country’s human rights record after it became the focus of a news conference given by the two leaders following their meeting in the Egyptian capital.

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