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Sat Dec 8, 2012, 06:29 PM

New constitutional declaration to be issued within hours: Egypt PM

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Source: Ahram Online, Saturday 8 Dec 2012

Egypt Prime Minister Hisham Qandil stated Saturday that he expects President Mohamed Morsi to issue a new constitutional declaration “within hours” to put an end to the ongoing political turmoil, with mass demos staged to protest a previous declaration and the draft constitution.

“The forces that met at the presidential palace in the dialogue that President Morsi has called for agreed on forming a committee to draft the final constitutional declaration,” Qandil said in an interview with Mehwar TV.

“President Mohamed Morsi is keen to make this dialogue work and put an end to the current predicament. He accepts the option of making amendments to the constitutional declaration.”

Fierce protests broke out last week after Morsi issued a constitutional declaration

Read more: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/60089/Egypt/Politics-/New-constitutional-declaration-to-be-issued-within.aspx



Full text of previous version here:

New Egypt Constitution - draft translated
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021914955

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muriel_volestrangler Dec 2012 #1

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Sat Dec 8, 2012, 07:52 PM

1. Hi - we're going to lock this, because the new declaration has already been posted in LBN

here: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014330376

Ahram Online has posted a later story (dated Sunday, Egyptian time, rather than Saturday, which is the date of the story in the OP):
http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/60092/Egypt/Politics-/Morsis-decree-cancelled,-constitution-referendum-t.aspx

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