Kerry highlights 'important relationship' on Egypt visit

John Kerry said the US's relationship with Egypt is "very important" as he visited the country for the first time since former president Mohamed Morsi was ousted.

John Kerry met with Egypt's foreign minister in Cairo today. Credit: REUTERS/Jason Reed

The US Secretary of State said he had discussed with Egypt's foreign minister the need to end violence and have a constitution that "protects the interests of all all Egyptians".

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Kerry urges 'stability' in Egypt

US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for an end to violence and moves towards democracy on his first visit to Egypt since former president Mohamed Morsi was ousted.