Egypt interim to be short, followed by elections - agency

CAIRO Wed Jul 3, 2013 11:50pm IST

Protesters against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi wave Egyptian national flags in front of the presidential palace in Cairo July 3, 2013. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi

Protesters against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi wave Egyptian national flags in front of the presidential palace in Cairo July 3, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Louafi Larbi

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An army-backed plan for a new Egyptian political transition includes a short period of interim rule to be followed by presidential and parliamentary elections, the state news agency reported on Wednesday. It gave no further details.

(Writing by Tom Perry/Yasmine Saleh; Editing by Alastair Macdonald)

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