Last Update 22:6
Friday, 18 October 2019

The Brotherhood threatened me with foreign fighters, El-Sisi says

Ahram Online, Monday 5 May 2014
El Sisi
In this image made from video broadcast on Egypt's State Television, Presidential hopeful Abdel Fattah El-Sisi during an interview in a nationally televised program in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, May 5, 2014 (Photo: Al-Ahram)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 2595
Share/Bookmark
Views: 2595

Khairat El-Shater, the Brotherhood leader, "threatened on 23 June, 2013 that fighters from Libya, Syria and Afghanistan will enter the country if anything happens to Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. I told him that I will make anyone who raises arms against Egypt disappear from the face of the earth," El-Sisi told anchors Ibrahim Issa and Lamis El-Hadidi in his first ever TV interview.

He added that it took longer to isolate the militants in Sinai because the army wanted to minimise harm to "women, children and the elderly" in Sinai.

El-Sisi said that the army will increase its support of the police in fighting "terrorism" if he becomes president.

Search Keywords:
Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.