Morsi: Army Never Gave Me Ultimatum


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Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said today that the Army never consulted him before giving a 48-hour ultimatum for him to give up power, and he said he would stick to his “national reconciliation” plan.

Morsi said the Army’s statement that it would intervene if the protests continued “may cause confusion in the complex national scene,” and he denied that this statement amounted to a coup.

But Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the defense minister, had described the protests as an “unprecedented” expression by the public. Meanwhile, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr resigned on Tuesday, bringing the number to five of foreign ministers to quit due to the ongoing crisis. Read more at BBC News.

{Andy Newscenter}