Egypt Islamists say want constitution referendum on time

By REUTERS
December 8, 2012 17:01




CAIRO - A coalition of the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups called on Saturday for a referendum on a draft constitution to go ahead on time on December 15, after liberals who complain that the document is biased demanded a delay in the vote.

The main Islamist coalition "confirmed the need for measures to hold the referendum on time on December 15 without any amendment or delay", a spokesman for the group told a news conference.

Among those who spoke at the news conference, aired live on television, was Khairat al-Shater, who had been the Brotherhood's candidate for president until he was disqualified, a move that thrusted Mohamed Morsi into his place and into office.


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