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African Union delegation visits pro-Morsi sit-in

African Union delegation tours sit-in of ousted president Mohamed Morsi supporters in Cairo's Rabaa Al-Adawiya on Thursday

Ahram Online, Friday 2 Aug 2013
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A delegation of the African Union Wise Men Committee visited late Thursday Cairo's Rabaa Al-Adawiya sit-in, the stronghold of ousted president Mohamed Morsi's supporters.

 

The delegation toured the sit-in to check on the pro-Morsi demonstrators, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

 

On Tuesday, the African Union delegation also met with Morsi to discuss the current political situation and attempt to find a way out of the current crisis.

 

The delegation also met with interim President Adly Mansour, General Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, interim Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei and Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy. They also met with representatives from the April 6 Youth Movement and the 'Rebel' (Tamarod) campaign.

 

Supporters of Morsi have been holding a sit-in at Rabaa Al-Adawiya Mosque since 28 June, days ahead of mass rallies against the now ousted president. On 3 July, General

Commander of the Armed Forces Abdel Fattah El-Sisi removed Morsi from his post as president announcing a new roadmap for Egypt's future. 

 

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