Monday 26 February 2018

Egyptian army deny intervention a 'military coup'

THE Egyptian armed forces issued a statement tonight denying that an earlier statement from its commander amounted to a military coup and said his aim was only to push politicians to reach consensus.

Denying any political ambitions for itself, the military said it was responding to the "pulse of the Egyptian street" in issuing an ultimatum to political leaders to unite after mass rallies on Sunday against President Mohamed Mursi.

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