Egypt criticizes U.S. aid cuts, Washington says not severing ties

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By Yasmine Saleh and Yara Bayoumy CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt criticized on Thursday a U.S. decision to curtail military and economic aid to Cairo after a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, although Washington stressed it was not severing ties with its long-standing ally. The army-backed government insisted Egypt would not bow to U.S. pressure, saying it found the decision strange at a time when the country was "facing a war against terrorism". However, U.S. ...