Egypt's president offers to hold dialogue



Publisher:
Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
6 December 2012
Tags:
Egypt, Governance, Legal and Judicial Affairs

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has offered to hold dialogue with the opposition as the political crisis in the country is deepening. But addressing the nation on Thursday, he refused to give up the wide-ranging powers he awarded himself in a recent presidential decree and said he will not delay a referendum on the draft constitution. Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Cairo.



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