February 11, 2011

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), chairwoman of the Subcommittee on European Affairs for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement regarding the resignation of Hosni Mubarak as president of Egypt:

"This is a historic moment for Egypt and a crossroads. I am glad Hosni Mubarak has listened to the demands of his people and has stepped down.  The United States stands in support of the people of Egypt as they demand their civil and human rights. Egyptians deserve a government that meets their needs and helps preserve stability and peace in the region."

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