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Egypt interim to be short, followed by elections - agency
July 3, 2013 / 6:13 PM / 4 years ago

Egypt interim to be short, followed by elections - agency

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.

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

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

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