Egypt interior ministry declares support for armed forces' statement

Ahram Online , Monday 1 Jul 2013

Police apparatus announces 'full support' for Egyptian Armed Forces' Monday statement regarding latest political developments

Egypt's interior ministry has issued a statement declaring its "full support" for the armed forces' Monday statement regarding political developments in Egypt.

"The police forces announce their full solidarity with the armed forces' statement out of concern for national security and Egypt's best interests at this critical juncture," read the ministry statement.

The interior ministry reiterated its vow to perform its role of protecting the citizenry and vital institutions, as well as safeguarding protesters' security.

"The police force stands at equal distance from all political powers; it is not biased towards one faction of society at the expense of another," the statement read.

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