World leaders sound note of caution after Egypt army ousts Mursi

World leaders reacted with concern for Egypt after the army ousted President Mohamed Mursi, calling for restraint and a peaceful transition while some expressed disappointment in his leadership.

4th July, 2013
The news drew cheering in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

World leaders reacted with concern for Egypt after the army ousted President Mohamed Mursi, calling for restraint and a peaceful transition while some expressed disappointment in his leadership.

Egypt’s military removed Mursi from power, suspended the constitution and announced a presidential election in an effort to quell the political crisis that has polarized the nation. The news drew cheering in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, where hundreds of thousands had massed in recent days to push Mursi...

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