14 December 2012

Egypt: Mursi Underlines Necessity That Locals Feel Freedom, Security During Referendum

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President Mohamed Morsi on Thursday 13/12/2012 underlined the necessity that Egyptians feel full freedom and security during casting their votes in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, slated for Saturday.

Morsi's remarks came during a meeting with Minister of Defense and Military Production Gen. Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi at the presidential palace.

The meeting comes within the framework of following up the Armed Forces' preparations for participating with the interior ministry in securing the voting process, a presidential statement said.

Morsi underlined the appreciation of all Egyptians for the patriotic role played by the Armed Forces.

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