Report: Mubarak to apologize to Egypt, plead for amnesty

May 17, 2011 11:18

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is set to apologize to Egypt and plead for amnesty after he was forced to resign by a popular uprising, according to a report cited by AFP.

The report quotes Egyptian and Arab sources as saying that Mubarak was "drafting a letter which will be broadcast on Egyptian and Arabic channels, apologizing on behalf of himself and his family for any offense caused to the people," AFP reported.

Mubarak also plans to apologize "for any behavior which may have stemmed from false information passed on to him by his advisers," the report said.

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