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Venezuela pull its ambassador from Egypt

President Nicolas Maduro Venezuela recalled its ambassador to Cairo on Friday and called for Egyptian President Mohammed Moursi who deposed that reactivated. 

He also urged the restoration of constitutional order in Egypt, where more than 600 people have been killed in protests since Wednesday.  The Venezuelan president accused the United States and Israel were behind the dismissal Moursi July and uprisings in other countries such as Syria. 

The Venezuelan government has maintained close relations with the countries of the Middle East, particularly Iran.  Maduro also a close partner of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is killed in a popular uprising in 2011. 

On Friday, Uruguay also condemned the violence in Egypt and called on the warring parties to resolve their differences through dialogue and mediation.  Moursi was ousted from the presidency on July 3 in the wake of mass protests.  Clashes between supporters Moursi, namely the Muslim Brotherhood and the security forces and supporters of the interim government of Egypt turned into a deadly earlier this week. 

At least 70 people were killed Friday after an official police use weapons to cope with the protesters, AFP reported.


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