Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki

MS. PSAKI: We are monitoring the problem very closely. We realize that Egyptian officials work to eliminate the tanker as quickly as possible and carry on traffic.

As an element of our ap- — active, i ought to state, diplomatic discussion with Egypt, we’ve offered U.S. assist with Egyptian authorities to simply help reopen the canal. We have been talking to our Egyptian lovers about the way we can best help their efforts. So those conversations are ongoing, and ideally we’ll do have more to say about this quickly.

Q many thanks. We heard just exactly just what the President stated yesterday about Afghanistan. When you think he shall formally postpone the might 1 withdrawal date?

MS. PSAKI: Well, first, i’d like to convey the President have not made the decision at this time. It would be tough to meet the May 1st deadline for full withdrawal for logistical reasons as he said yesterday. Continue reading “Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki”