Brotherhood official dismisses talk of reconciliation

A senior figure in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said that talk of national reconciliation among rival parties and groups was "lies".

Brotherhood official dismisses talk of reconciliation

World Bulletin / News Desk

A spokesman for Egypt's interim president said on Tuesday authorities expected Islamist movements to join in national reconciliation, including the Muslim Brotherhood whose Mohamed Mursi was toppled as president by the army on July 3.

"We expect most Islamic currents to participate in reconciliation ... including the Muslim Brotherhood," Ahmed Elmoslmany told reporters in Cairo.

He said the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamist Nour Party had both been offered cabinet posts. Both groups have refused to participate in the government, although Nour has said it will advise interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi.

Brotherhood official dismisses talk of reconciliation in Egypt

A senior figure in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday that talk of national reconciliation among rival parties and groups was "lies".

"We will not see national reconciliation unless it's on the basis of the ending of the military coup," Mohamed El-Beltagi, a senior figure in the Islamist movement, told reporters.

A spokesman for Egypt's interim president had said earlier that authorities expected Islamist movements to join in national reconciliation, including the Muslim Brotherhood whose Mohamed Mursi was toppled as president by the army on July 3.

Last Mod: 16 Temmuz 2013, 15:07
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