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Egypt's Morsi says Syrian government "oppressive"

Egypt's president tells Non-Aligned Summit in Tehran that it was an 'ethical duty' to support the Syrian people against the 'oppressive regime' in Damascus

Reuters , Thursday 30 Aug 2012
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Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi criticised the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a speech on Thursday at a summit of developing countries being held in Iran, a steadfast ally of Assad.

"Now there is a revolution in Syria against the oppressive regime," Morsi said in Tehran before world leaders of the Non-Aligned Movement.

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