Kerry reassures Egypt over Apache delivery

Secretary of State John Kerry told his Egyptian counterpart that the United States intends to make good on its promise to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to help Cairo's counterterrorism effortsSecretary of State John Kerry told his Egyptian counterpart that the United States intends to make good on its promise to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to help Cairo’s counterterrorism efforts. Kerry announced in June that he was “confident” Egypt would receive the helicopter gunships soon, and reiterated that in his phone call to Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, a senior State Department official said. “Secretary Kerry informed Shoukry that the United States intends to move forward on deliveries of Apache helicopters to the Egyptian military, which we believe are a critical tool that will help the Egyptian government in its counterterrorism efforts,” the official said.

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