US conditions only small part of Egypt aid on human rights

Washington will make only a small portion of military aid to Egypt conditional on human rights, the State Department told AFP on Tuesday.

US law stipulates that $300 million a year in security assistance be disbursed only if Cairo meets a number of human rights criteria, but US governments in the past have always invoked national security to waive this rule.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Yom Kippur in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

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