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  4/3/2012, Nisan 11, 5772

U.S. Delegation Meets Muslim Brotherhood Candidate

A U.S. Congressional delegation met in Cairo on Monday with Khayrat el-Shater, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate for president of Egypt, Army Radio reported.

According to the report, officials said that the meeting was not related to el-Shater’s presidential candidacy. The delegation, headed by Republican Rep. David Dreyer, wanted to hear from el-Shater his positions regarding issues of human rights, civil liberties and the rule of law.