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Parliament speaker: We have not received official notification to dissolve
Parliamentary speaker Saad El-Katatny says the parliament has not yet received notice it will be dissolved after the High Court Thursday ruling on constitutionality of law regulating its elections procedures
Ahram Online, Friday 15 Jun 2012
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Spokesman of people's assembly Saad el-Katatni (L) shakes hands with an official during a parliament meeting to elect a 100-member constituent assembly in Cairo June 12, 2012. (Photo: Reuters)

Egypt's speaker of the People's Assembly Saad El-Katatny said that the parliament has not yet received notification of the Thursday High Constitutional Court's decision to dissolve both houses of parliament.

In a statement published on Friday morning on the official site of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) El-Katatny charged the media has been waging a war against the parliament in the past few months.

El-Katatny hinted that the court's ruling is politically motivated claiming that Prime Minister Kamal El-Ganzouri had previously threatened him that the Constitutional Court already had a raedy-to-announce verdict to dissolve the parliament.

He added he participated on Thursday in a combined meeting between the executive board of the FJP and the Brotherhood's Supreme Guidance Bureau to discuss the steps the group will take in the next few days.

El-Katatny added they also agreed the FJP's presidential candidate, Mohamed Morsi, will continue in the second round of the presidential elections set to start on Saturday.





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medo
15-06-2012 01:55pm
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LOL!
Said Katatny says he has not received notification that the parliament has not yet received notification of the Thursday High Constitutional Court's decision to dissolve both houses of parliament..... @said, don't worry... you will!
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Ajibola Kehinde/Nigeria
15-06-2012 12:27pm
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Boycotting election is madness act.
Through revolution, the Egyptians waged a huge demostration which lead to ouster of Mubarak, but now they planning blindly to give the Mubarak boy to rule again!
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