World | Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:58pm IST

Egypt's Mursi to call elections for April - source

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi will call parliamentary elections starting in April, a presidential source told Reuters on Thursday, adding that the vote would be held in three or four stages.

"The president will issue a decree soon, it could be tonight, calling for elections to start in April," the source told Reuters.

(Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by David Stamp)