Kerry: Egypt army intervened to protect, restore democracy

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday stated that the Egyptian military had deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi by the request of millions of citizen as a measure to defend and restore democracy, AFP reported.
"The military was asked to intervene by millions and millions of people, all of whom were afraid of a descendance into chaos, into violence," AFP quoted Kerry as saying during an interview in Pakistan.
“And the military did not take over, to the best of our judgement — so far. To run the country, there’s a civilian government. In effect, they were restoring democracy,” he said in response to questions on why the United State's has declined to determine whether a coup took place in Egypt on July 3.
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