U.S. concerned about sentencing of Mursi in Egypt -White House

by Reuters
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 17:10 GMT

WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) - The United States is concerned about the sentencing of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Tuesday.

Mursi, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, was sentenced to 20 years in jail on Tuesday on charges arising from killing of protesters, nearly three years after he became Egypt's first freely elected president.

(Reporting By Julia Edwards; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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