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U.S. attorney general to address African Union summit Sunday

By Carol Cratty, CNN
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Holder's visit will come two weeks after bomb attack in Kampala
  • He also will travel to Egypt to meet with government officials

Washington (CNN) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to visit Uganda just two weeks after a deadly bomb attack in Kampala, according to the Justice Department.

Holder will address the 15th African Union Summit on Sunday, and is expected to discuss the incident in the Ugandan capital.

The bomb attack on July 11 killed 74 people, many of whom were watching the World Cup final. The militant Somali Islamist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for incident.

Holder also will travel to Egypt, and will be there Monday through Wednesday to meet with government officials, the Justice Department said.