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Joint NGO letter ahead of EU-Egypt Association Council meeting

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Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs / Vice-President of the European Commission

Foreign Ministers, EU member states

Civil Society Organizations are writing ahead of the upcoming EU-Egypt Association Council meeting to urge HR/VP Borrell and EU member states’ Foreign Ministers to use this opportunity to raise concerns over serious human rights violations and crimes under international law perpetrated by Egyptian authorities, and to set concrete and measurable human rights benchmarks as criteria for progress in the EU-Egypt bilateral relations.