June 25 - U.S. Senator John McCain, joined by business leaders on a visit to Cairo, says the U.S. is ready to invest in Egypt. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
U.S. Senator John McCain is joined by leading American business leaders in Cairo where he pledged U.S. support for Egypt. SOUNDBITE: U.S. Sen. John McCain, saying (English): "I'm very happy to be back in the square where so much of the revolution that changed the world began. I'm here with a group of American industrialists including Mr. Jeffrey Immelt, the CEO of General Electric, who we are here with his group of corporate individuals who want to assure the Egyptian people that America is ready to invest in jobs and opportunity and we'll continue to support their efforts for democracy, freedom and a growing economy," Saturday marked the one-time Republican Presidential nominee's second visit to Tahrir Square, where a revolution led to the end of rule of Hosni Mubarak. McCain was also joined by executives from Coca Cola and Exxon Mobil. Later, McCain is scheduled to meet with Egyptian leaders and financial authorities . Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters