ITF comments on Egypt (1/31)

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The International Transport Workers’ Federation has issued the following statement, dated Jan. 31, 2011:


Statement on Egyptian situation


ITF general secretary David Cockroft commented: “Like everybody else we are watching the situation closely and with concern, helped by our members in Egypt and our inspector there. Free trade unions are needed now more than ever in Egypt and we are offering help to our four affiliated unions there – particularly since a number of transport workers have already been killed. We would also stress the importance of keeping the Suez Canal free from any interference.”


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