Egypt must get back to 'inclusive approach', says US defence chief

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel called on Egypt's military rulers to take an "inclusive" approach to governing after security forces killed hundreds of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

"The interim government of Egypt must get back to an inclusive approach to reconciliation in Egypt," Mr Hagel said during a joint news conference at the Pentagon with his Chinese counterpart, General Chang Wanquan.