White House says reports of halt to all Egypt military aid are false

Reuters

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The White House said onTuesday that reports are false that the United States would haltall military assistance to Egypt - aid that has been underreview since the country's military ousted the government inJuly.

"The reports that we are halting all military assistance toEgypt are false," said Caitlin Hayden, spokeswoman for the WhiteHouse National Security Council.

"We will announce the future of our assistance relationshipwith Egypt in the coming days, but as the president made clearat (the U.N. General Assembly), that assistance relationshipwill continue," Hayden said.

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