US urges Broterhood to accept ouster of Morsi: report

“They are asking us to legitimize the coup,” the Muslim Broterhood member said, arguing that accepting the removal of an elected president would be the death of Egyptian democracy.

US urges Broterhood to accept ouster of Morsi: report

World Bulletin / News Desk.

Continuing a push for accommodation that began before the removal of President Mohamed Morsi last week, the American diplomats contacted Brotherhood leaders to try to persuade them to re-enter the political process, an Islamist briefed on one of the conversations said, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations, reported the New York Times. 

“They are asking us to legitimize the coup,” the  the Muslim Broterhood member said, arguing that accepting the removal of an elected president would be the death of Egyptian democracy.

The United States Embassy in Cairo declined to comment.

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