Britain’s reserved approach towards Egypt following a bloody coup by General Abdel Fetah al-Sisi in 2013 has certainly changed since the putschists took over the North African country’s governance, but as a new decade just started weeks ago, the U.K. has now sealed its endorsement for the coup government with numerous multimillion-dollar deals signed on Monday.

Desperate to make new global connections to minimize the great financial loss that is inevitable when Brexit takes full effect, the U.K. is trying very hard to make new trade deals across the globe at the expense of sensitivities towards basic values, including

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