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Mixed reactions as Egypt's Mansour takes over

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Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2013-07-04

Adli Mansour, the head of Egypt’s top court, has been sworn in as the country’s interim ruler just hours after the army ousted president Mohammed Morsi and suspended the constitution.

  • Adli Mansour, the top judge at Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court is sworn in on Thursday as the country's interim president, taking over just hours after the army ousted president Mohammed Morsi from power.
  • Mansour told local media that he invited Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood to take part in “building the nation”, but prosecutors issued arrest warrants for the Brotherhood’s top leaders.
  • There has been mixed reactions from world leaders at the political upheaval, with Turkish foreign minister calling the coup “unacceptable”, while Qatar’s new Emir congratulated Mansour on taking office.
  • Follow the live blog below for all the latest news on the unfolding situation in Egypt.
     

Date created : 2013-07-04

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