Agence France-PresseJuly 30, 2013 04:02
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton held two hours of talks with Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi, in custody since shortly after the July 3 coup, her spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Ashton met Morsi "for two hours," her spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic told AFP.
In Cairo to discuss the bloody political crisis gripping the Arab world's most populous state,the political stand off, Ashton headed off to meet Morsi during the night.
Sources told AFP that she had left Cairo in a military helicopter for the undisclosed location where Morsi is being held.