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Egypt signs 1.7 bln euros of financing deals with France

CAIRO, June 13 (Reuters) - Egypt has signed 1.7 billion euros ($2.06 billion) worth of deals with France to finance projects in the transportation, infrastructure, electricity and wholesale sectors, the cabinet said on Sunday.

Of that financing, 776 million euros came from the French government and 990 million euros from AFD, France’s development agency, it said. ($1 = 0.8260 euros)

Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah Writing by Nafisa Eltahir Editing by David Goodman

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