The European Union has said top officials from its 28 members will meet Monday to review the crisis in Egypt, where a military crackdown has left hundreds dead.
The meeting will look at the situation in Egypt ahead of a possible meeting of EU foreign ministers, Catherine Ashton's European External Action Service said on Twitter.
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British, French and German leaders are due to discuss Egypt later Friday amid growing international concern over the military's actions.
Islamist leaders have called for a "Friday of anger" after nearly 600 people were killed in a crackdown on their protest camps, while the UN has urged "maximum restraint" from all sides.
With the country under a state of emergency, the interior ministry ordered police to use live fire if government buildings came under attack.