8 December 2012

Egypt: Information Minister - I Have Documents Confirming Conspiracy

Minister of Information Salah Abdel Maqsoud said he has documents and evidence which were collected from scores of thugs in front of Ittihadeya Palace confirming that Egypt is confronted with a fierce plot that includes instigating storming Ittihadeya Palace by some political powers with the aim of stirring chaos and spoiling all efforts taken by the president for maintaining stability.

In exclusive statements to "Al Ahram" daily, Abdel Maqsoud said all powers seeking to shake the state's dignity are trying to form a civil presidential council. He said claiming the absence of consensus on the constitution is a pretext to cover planning to overthrow the regime.

He stressed that political powers in the Constituent Assembly reached a consensus on 95% of the constitution's articles.

On the call by the president for dialogue, he said this call has put all in front of their national responsibility. He said the feeling of political powers that their influence is eroding in the street has pushed them to reject the referendum and seek instead hatching a plot through killing and plundering of public and private property.

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