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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (right) meets July 8, 2012, with Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr (left) and U.S. Undersecretary of State William Burns at the Presidential palace in Cairo. Morsi is the country's first democratically-elected president, first Islamist, and civilian to take office in Egypt. (Associated Press/Maya Alleruzzo)
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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (right) meets July 8, 2012, with Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr (left) and U.S. Undersecretary of State William Burns at the Presidential palace in Cairo. Morsi is the country's first democratically-elected president, first Islamist, and civilian to take office in Egypt. (Associated Press/Maya Alleruzzo)

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