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UK: Arrests, scuffles break out at anti-Sisi Downing Street protest02:47

UK: Arrests, scuffles break out at anti-Sisi Downing Street protest

United Kingdom, London
November 5, 2015 at 15:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters gathered ahead of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's meeting with his British counterpart David Cameron in London, Thursday.

Approximately 200 anti-Sisi demonstrators blocked the entrance to Downing Street, where the meeting between the two leaders will take place. However, the anti-Egyptian government protesters were outnumbered by supporters of Sisi, who carried "Welcome" banners. Police intervened in proceedings and arrested at least three protesters

The two leaders are expected to discuss a range of security issues including Saturday's Russian flight 7K9268 crash in the Sinai, which has resulted in Britain suspending flights to and from the Red Sea region.

UK: Arrests, scuffles break out at anti-Sisi Downing Street protest02:47
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Protesters gathered ahead of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's meeting with his British counterpart David Cameron in London, Thursday.

Approximately 200 anti-Sisi demonstrators blocked the entrance to Downing Street, where the meeting between the two leaders will take place. However, the anti-Egyptian government protesters were outnumbered by supporters of Sisi, who carried "Welcome" banners. Police intervened in proceedings and arrested at least three protesters

The two leaders are expected to discuss a range of security issues including Saturday's Russian flight 7K9268 crash in the Sinai, which has resulted in Britain suspending flights to and from the Red Sea region.

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