Report: Suleiman appointed VP to eventually replace Mubarak

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 29, 2011 22:14

Egyptian Intelligence chief Omar Suleiman's appointment to be the country's first ever vice president may be intended to enable him to take control of a transitional government after President Hosni Mubarak's resignation, CNN reported on Saturday evening, citing a senior source in the ruling party.

According to the report, many Egyptians in Cairo consider Mubarak's resignation a foregone conclusion, however no exact information was given as to when the resignation might occur.


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