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Amr Moussa supports El-Fiqi as his successor

The current Arab League secretary-general endorses the country's official but controversial candidate to succeed him while campaigning for Egypt's upcoming presidential elections

Ahram Online, Tuesday 26 Apr 2011
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Egyptian presidential hopeful Amr Moussa, secretary-general of the Arab League, announced today that, as an Egyptian citizen, he supports the nomination of Mustafa El-Fiqi as his successor. Moussa, however, stressed at the same time that as the current secretary-general, he should maintain a neutral position. Moussa's statement came during his visit to Aswan as part of his presidential campaign.

Egypt's nomination of El-Fiqi has stirred a lot of criticism as he is considered by many to be a relic from the Mubarak regime  

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