Iran hails Islamist Morsy's victory in Egypt vote

By REUTERS
June 24, 2012 20:27




DUBAI - Iran's Foreign Ministry congratulated Egyptians on Sunday for the victory of Islamist Mohamed Morsy in the country's first free presidential election and said the country was in the final stages of an "Islamic Awakening".

"The revolutionary movement of the Egyptian people... is in its final stages of the Islamic Awakening and a new era of change in the Middle East," the ministry said in a statement on the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA).

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