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Egypt's ElBaradei prepared to drop presidential bid

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2011-11-27

Egypt’s presidential hopeful Mohamed ElBaradei said on Saturday that he would end his bid for president if asked to head the newly formed national salvation government.

REUTERS - Egyptian presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei is prepared to drop his bid to be head of state if he is asked to lead a new government, his campaign team said in a statement on Saturday.

“If it is officially requested of him to form a national salvation government, he would give up making a bid for the presidency, so as to be completely neutral in the interim period,” the statement read.

 

Date created : 2011-11-26

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