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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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[1] YNet News: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4400765,00.html

[2] Mohamed Morsi: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4399945,00.html

[3] Mansour sworn in as Egyptian head of state; Morsi held by army; at least 14 killed in clashes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mansour-sworn-in-as-egyptian-head-of-state-morsi-held-by-army-at-least-14-killed-in-clashes.html

[4] Egypt’s interim president retreats from naming ElBaradei Prime Minister: http://www.prisonplanet.com/egypts-interim-president-retreats-from-naming-elbaradei-prime-minister.html

[5] Egypt’s Morsi: New Pharaoh or Egyptian Cincinnatus?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/egypts-morsi-new-pharaoh-or-egyptian-cincinnatus.html

[6] Morsi gives Egypt’s army police powers, right to arrest: http://www.prisonplanet.com/morsi-gives-egypts-army-police-powers-right-to-arrest.html

[7] Egypt’s Mohammed Morsi calls for closer Iran ties: http://www.prisonplanet.com/egypts-mohammed-morsi-calls-for-closer-iran-ties.html

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