Cairo now we're secretary of state John Kerry is visiting for the first time that will be a tense week ahead there. Of course we all remember the image of former President Hosni Mubarak behind the --... See More
Cairo now we're secretary of state John Kerry is visiting for the first time that will be a tense week ahead there. Of course we all remember the image of former President Hosni Mubarak behind the -- in that courtroom being retried for allowing -- -- in tahrir square to die. We'll tomorrow the next president to follow -- -- divorcee slated to be in court as well his trial now set to begin. ABC's -- -- pork in Cairo tonight watching it all Alex. Good evening David Egypt is on edge tonight bracing for possibly more violence as the trial of former president -- -- -- Starts in just a few hours Muslim Brotherhood which -- he belongs to has called for massive nationwide protest which in the past have triggered violent clashes. With the security forces. -- he hasn't been seen since he was ousted by the military on July 3. After millions of egyptians poured into the streets demanding that he step down he's also been held -- a secret location. And as the anxiety here -- secretary of state John Kerry visited Cairo today to try to smooth over relations -- -- at their lowest point in decades. The US has suspended hundreds of millions of dollars in aid at the military has cracked down on the population. More than a thousand divorcee supporters have been killed in clashes with security forces and the fear tonight is that number may rise as this trial gets under way.
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