Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt: Breaking - Mursi to Form New Constituent Assembly If People Reject Draft Constitution

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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi clash with anti-Morsi protesters outside the Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 5, 2012. Egyptian Health Ministry said that at least 211 people were injured during the clashes between supporters and opponents of Morsi on Wednesday.

President Mohamed Mursi said on Thursday in a televised statement that he will form a new constitution-drafting body if the people reject the draft constitution to be put to referendum on December 15.

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