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Tel interview: Elbaradei's speech to protesters

01-31-2011 13:37 BJT

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Our reporter Nathan King joins us again on the phone. Hi, Nathan.

Q1: We know that the Egyptian opposition leader Mohammed Elbaradei had given a speech in Cairo's Tahrir square overnight. Could you give us the latest development on that?

Q2: As we heard, the Egyptian army fired back at protesters in Tahrir square. There are also rumors that the police may take harsher measures. What are the latest actions of the Egyptian army and police? Is a military crackdown possible?

 

 

 

 

ElBaradei calls for change in Egypt

The former head of the UN Nuclear Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei, has returned to his home country and emerged as a leading figure advocating for transition. <Full story>

 

 

Profile of Mohamed ElBaradei

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Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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