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PM attends European Council

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Prime Minister David Cameron has joined fellow EU leaders for the European Council in Brussels.

The Summit focused on EU efforts to create sustainable and efficient energy as part of the drive to restore economic prosperity and boost jobs and growth.

The leaders also discussed events in Egypt and published a declaration calling for restraint and an orderly transition to a broad-based government.

Read more: EU declaration on Egypt (PDF, 82KB)

Earlier in the day, the PM said:

“We have been clear that Egypt should be taking steps to show there is a clear, credible transparent path towards transition… EU leaders today have to come together to show they support that orderly transition”.