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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri following a news conference after meetings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo

Kerry says United States, Egypt return to "stronger base" in ties

Reuters By David Brunnstrom CAIRO (Reuters) - The United States and Egypt are returning to a "stronger base" in bilateral ties despite tensions and human rights concerns, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday after talks with his Egyptian counterpart. "Egypt remains vital ... to engagement and stability in the region as a whole," said Kerry, who held the first bilateral strategic dia…