UK's Cameron: Egypt Reforms Must Be Irreversible

LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minster David Cameron says he told Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman political reforms must be "irreversible, urgent and real."

Cameron said Monday he had urged the Egyptian government to "take bold and credible steps" to show protesters and the world that it is serious about a move toward democracy. The two spoke by phone on Monday.

He said Britain and the U.S. want to see opposition figures brought into the government and a date announced for Egypt to publish a roadmap to new elections.

Cameron said that Egypt could put future aid money from European nations in jeopardy if it does not make progress on ending torture, reforming the judiciary and scrapping 30-year old state of emergency laws.