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Muslim Brotherhood's political party will not run for presidency
The Muslim Brotherhood’s political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party, confirmed they will neither field nor support a member for presidential candidate and spoke on the current state of animosity in Egypt
MENA, Tuesday 26 Jul 2011
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Essam El-Erian, vice president of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice political Party, assured that the party is not intending field a candidate for presidency and, furthermore, will not support anyone from the party running for presidency.

Moreover, the Freedom and Justice Party is not even seeking to obtain a majority of votes in the context of the democratic alliance, according to them, for the sake of Egypt. This news came by way a public conference in Luxor on Monday.

Regarding the current events in Egypt, El-Erian said that some sources want to distort the image of Tahrir Square revolutionaries and to spread hatred between everyday Egyptians and those that participated in the Tahrir Square protests.

Meanwhile, he also condemned the current demonstrations in Tahrir Square and ascertained that the people in Tahrir now are different from the ones who were there during the early days of the revolution.

Freedom and Justice is the official political party of the Muslim Brotherhood, recently established after the Egyptian revolution. Before the revolution, the Muslim Brotherhood was banned by the regime.





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