Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to address the nation at 9pm

Ahram Online, Wednesday 20 Nov 2013

The speech will be broadcast on state TV

Egypt
Egypt's defence minister Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi (Photo: Reuters)

Minister of defence and armed forces chief General Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is to address the nation at 9pm. His speech will be broadcast on state TV.

General El-Sisi is also deputy prime minister.

The speech comes on a day in which a suicide attack on a bus carying soldiers in North Sinai left 11 soldiers dead and 37 injured.

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