Report: Egypt's army ruler visits Tahrir Square

By REUTERS
December 11, 2011 15:27

 
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CAIRO - Egypt's top general, Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, on Sunday toured Cairo's Tahrir Square where protesters have been camped out for more than three weeks demanding an immediate end to military rule, state media reported.

The field marshal, who was Hosni Mubarak's defense minister for two decades, is head of the ruling army council that took control when the former president was ousted by a popular uprising in February.

State-run television and a state-run newspaper said Tantawi made the surprise visit to review the flow of traffic in the square, a major road hub in central Cairo which had been closed to vehicles during the protest until this weekend.

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