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TÁNAISTE EAMON GILMORE has said the government doesn’t have any information on reports that the four Irish citizens being held by authorities in Cairo are facing a number of serious charges.

The Irish Times reported this morning that the three Halawa sisters, Omaima (21), Fatima (23) and Soumaya (27), nu skin product and their 17-year-old brother Ibrahim are facing charges including attempted murder, possession of firearms and being members of a militant group.

But Gilmore, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, was not in a position to confirm the report by Mary Fitzgerald when speaking to the media in Brussels this afternoon ahead of an emergency EU meeting on the Egypt situation.

“We don’t have any information about those reports. We’ve obviously read the reports in the newspaper nuskin group,” he said.

Gilmore mentioned the visit by a consular official from Ireland’s embassy in Cairo to the four siblings in prison yesterday and repeated the words of his junior minister Joe Costello that the Halawa siblings were “in good spirits”.

“I’ve got a report on that consular visit,” Gilmore said. “But we don’t have any information at this point about any charges that have been brought against them.”

He said that the government was concerned and said it would continue to keep in contact with the Halawas and their family in Dublin.

“We’re going to watch the situation very closely nu skin hong kong,” Gilmore said.

The Tánaiste also spoke about today’s emergency meeting of EU foreign ministers which aim to examine EU relations with Egypt in the wake of the ousting of elected president Mohamed Morsi last month.

“We’ve been very concerned at the lost of life, the violence that has been occurring in Egypt, the deterioration in the situation there IP camera manufacturer,” he said adding that Europe has “always had a very good relationship” with Cairo.

He said it would be a lot easier to address the situation at an EU level now than to do it “at some stage later”.

A car and a minibus collided

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A MAN HAS died and three more were injured when a car and a van collided in Kerry this afternoon silk ribbon embroidery.

Gardaí in Tralee are investigating the two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the R577 between Scartaglen and Ballydesmond at around 3.15 pm today.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a man in his 70s, was killed and pronounced dead at the scene. The three occupants of the second vehicle, a van, nuskinwere taken to Tralee General Hospital with injuries described as minor.

This stretch of road is currently closed for an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place property in thailand.

Garda wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Tralee Garda Station on 066 – 7102300, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.