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Latest update : 2011-01-31

Opposition leader and Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei told protesters Sunday that the Egyptian revolt could not "go back" and called for an end to President Hosni Mubarak's rule, saying this was the beginning of a new era for Egyptians.

REUTERS - Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei told thousands of protesters in central Cairo on Sunday that an uprising against Hosni Mubarak's rule "cannot go back".

The France 24 interview: ElBaradei says Mubarak 'must go'

"You have taken back your rights and what we have begun cannot go back," he told cheering crowds who responded "down with Mubarak".

"We have one main demand -- the end of the regime and the beginning of a new stage, a new Egypt."

"I bow to the people of Egypt in respect. I ask of you patience, change is coming in the next few days," he said.


 

Date created : 2011-01-30

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