Egypt asks UK to freeze officials' assets

2011-02-14 22:11

London - Britain has received a request from Egypt to freeze the assets of several former regime officials, Foreign Minister William Hague said on Monday, without mentioning ousted president Hosni Mubarak.

"We have... received a request from the Egyptian government to freeze the assets of several former Egyptian officials," Hague told parliament.

"We will of course co-operate with this request, working with EU and international partners as we have done in the case of Tunisia."

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