Hague 'concerned' about the situation in Egypt

Foreign Secretary William Hague said he is "concerned" about the situation in Egypt.

Mr Hague wrote on Twitter that it is "vital it is resolved peacefully":

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Concerned about situation in #Egypt. Vital it is resolved peacefully and in a way that supports the democratic transition

Read: Egypt army 48-hour ultimatum

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