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Egypt: Interim president sworn in; Morsi held by army

Posted By admin On July 4, 2013 @ 5:30 am In World News | Comments Disabled

YNet News [1]
July 4, 2013

The supreme justice of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court has been sworn in as the nation’s interim president, replacing the Islamist¬†Mohamed Morsi [2]¬†who was ousted by the military.

Adly Mansour was sworn in Thursday at the Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television.

According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt’s interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.

Mansour said he planned to hold new elections, but did not specify when.

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