27 January 2013

Egypt: NDC Condemns Violence, Urges Peaceful Protest

Egypt's president Mohammed Morsi has declared a 30-day state of emergency in three areas hit by days of violent protests. At least 50 people have ... ( Resource: Egypt's President Declares State of Emergency

The National Defense Council (NDC) denounced on Saturday 26/1/2013 resorting to violence in clashes erupted in main cities and called for dialogue and respecting the rule of law.

Minister of Information Salah Abdel Maksoud read out a statement issued by the NDC, expressing condolences to the families of those killed in clashes between protestors and security forces. He stressed that the NDC respects peaceful protest.

The NDC called for dialogue with the opposition on the current situation to reach compromise for all issues of dispute.

The information minister said the NDC will take necessary measures to maintain security and stability in the country.

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