Breaking News |

Egypt army statement balanced, says Muslim Brotherhood official

Saturday, December 08, 2012 6:36 PM 
President Mohamed Mursi holds a meeting with his army chief and cabinet ministers at the presidential palace in Cairo December 6, 2012. Handout

CAIRO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - A senior Muslim Brotherhood official said on Saturday a statement by Egypt's military calling for dialogue was a welcome step in helping to end a political crisis that did not take sides.

Abdel Khaleq Al-Sherif, a senior official in the group that propelled President Mohamed Mursi into elected office, said the statement was "balanced", adding it was right for the military "not (to engage) in political manoeuvres".

The statement "announces that the army's loyalty is to the people and this is good," he told Reuters.

This content is from : Reuters
Aswat Masriya is a free website. Everyone is encouraged to use the content produced by Aswat Masriya journalists, as long as the website is credited and a link back to the website is included. Content from our content partners or Reuters cannot be republished without permission

Leave a comment

IMPORTANT: Aswat Masriya is not responsible for the content of any comment.

About Us | Contact Us | Terms Of Use All rights reserved 2016 Aswat Masriya ©