Egypt's Mursi to call elections for April - source

CAIRO Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:58pm IST

Related Topics

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)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Pakistan Protests

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine accuses Russia of "undisguised aggression" as rebels advance .  Full Article 

Brazil Election

Brazil Election

Brazil's Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in.  Full Article 

Iraq Violence

Iraq Violence

Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August - U.N.  Full Article 

Nuclear Deal

Nuclear Deal

Iran's Zarif "quite optimistic" of Iran nuclear agreement.  Full Article 

Book Talk

Book Talk

Reema Abbasi and a glimpse of Pakistan’s Hindu past  Full Article 

Fighting Ebola

Fighting Ebola

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths – World Bank head.  Full Article 

Aghan Politics

Aghan Politics

Afghan talks for unity government collapse; crisis deepens.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage