Supporters of Egypt's Morsi call for renewed rallies, despite gov't warnings

By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
August 2, 2013 11:19

Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi have called for renewed demonstrations amid warnings from the interim government against such rallies, Al Jazeera reported Friday.

According to the report, demonstrators were expected to participate in sit-ins in defiance of the army-backed government's warning to Morsi supporters on Thursday to abandon their Cairo protest camps, promising them a safe exit if they gave up without a fight.

The appeal, made by Interior Ministry spokesman Hany Abdel Latif on state television, followed the government's declaration on Wednesday it was ready to take action to end two weeks of sit-in protests by thousands of Morsi supporters at two site


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