Mitt Romney: US Egypt statement was 'inappropriate'
Mitt Romney has defended his criticism of President Barack Obama's handling of Egyptian protests in an interview with US network ABC News.
Mr Romney described as "inappropriate" a US embassy response to an anti-Islam film which sparked protests.
He has been criticised by pundits and Democrats for attacking the Obama administration on Tuesday before the situation in Egypt and Libya became clear.
Mr Romney repeated his attack on Wednesday as events unfolded despite a lack of firm support from his Republican party.