• April 14, 2011

US remains silent on Mubarak’s detention

US remains silent on Mubarak’s detention

An article in the Arabic Alyoum Alsabaa stated that the US remained notably silent following the detention order of Mubarak a former close and valued ally.

It cited that according to spokesman for the State department Mark Toner, Mubarak and his sons’ detention was an internal Egyptian matter. He added Egypt is currently facing a very difficult transition stressing it is trying to set in place a democratic process and it is a matter for the Egyptian government to address.

Mubarak and his sons along with former senior officials have faced numerous charges ranging from abuse of authority, illicit profiteering, corruption and the inciting of killings of the January 25th protestors.