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Egypt's military rulers move to speed up elections

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2012-01-01

Army rulers in Egypt issued a decree Sunday to bring forward the date of final run-offs for elections to the upper house, in the face of pressure to speed up the handover of power to civilian control.

REUTERS - Egypt's army rulers issued a decree on Sunday to hasten the conclusion of parliamentary elections after pressure grew for a quicker handover to civilian control.

Final run-offs to the assembly's upper house will end on Feb. 22 instead of March 12 as previously planned, the ruling military council said in a statement, and the house will hold
its first sitting on Feb. 28.

 

Date created : 2012-01-01

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