Egypt's new PM speaks to crowds in Tahrir Square

By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
March 4, 2011 13:55

CAIRO - Egypt's new Prime Minister-designate Essam Sharaf told thousands of protesters in Tahrir Square on Friday that he would work to meet their demands and saluted the "martyrs" of the country's revolution.

He told the crowd he had come "to draw legitimacy" from them. He was cheered by the crowd and carried away from the podium on the shoulders of protesters and escorted by military police. He appeared on the stage with Muslim Brotherhood leaders, Al Jazeera reported.


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