Report: Muslim Brotherhood chooses presidential candidate

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 31, 2012 23:51

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has chosen Khairat Al-Shater as the presidential candidate for the Islamist group's Freedom and Justice Party, "informed sources" within the faction told Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram Saturday.

The decision was made by a majority vote among the party's members, according to the report.

Fifty six member's of the FJP's 108-representative council voted in favor of Shater, while 52 voted against.

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