Egypt (Q&A - Excerpt from the daily press briefing - June 25, 2012)
A : As the President noted, France is highly involved in the Deauville Partnership to support the transition in the Arab countries.
In 2011, France pledged at Deauville to provide 650 million euros in assistance to Egypt for period 2011-2013. In January 2012, we earmarked 300 millions euros to extend the third metro line in Cairo.
The political transition under way, which took an important step this weekend with the election of the President, should help accelerate the funding of projects in Egypt.