Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Alistair Burt (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Afghanistan/South Asia, counter terrorism/proliferation, North America, Middle East and North Africa), Foreign and Commonwealth Office; North East Bedfordshire, Conservative)
Throughout the period of transition we have pressed the Egyptian authorities to respect the existing obligations already agreed by Egypt.
We want Egypt to continue to act as a force for regional peace and stability, including by maintaining a productive relationship with Israel. We were encouraged by Dr Mohammed Morsi's first speech as the new President of Egypt on