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Muslim Brotherhood's Morsi wins Egyptian presidency

06-25-2012 15:03 BJT

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The results of Egypt's Presidential Elections brings the President of the Freedom and Justice Party to power. It's the political wing of the Islamic group The Muslim Brotherhood.

Anxiously they wait for the announcement of their Presidential Elections Results. It is the first time that Egyptians have these elections without knowing how it will end.

Mohamed Morsi delivers a televised speech after he officially won the presidential
election in Cairo, Egypt, on June 24, 2012 (Screenshot). Egypt's presidential election
commission announced here on Sunday that Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi won the
presidency. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

Both the former prime minister, Ahmed Shafik, and the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi claimed winning.

The final word is left for the Supreme presidential elections committee.

Farouk Sultan, head of Presidential Elections Commission, said, “Dr. Mohamed Mohamed Morsi Essa AL Ayat Earned 13, 230, 131 with a percentage of 51.73% and he is wins the position of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt”

Mosri won with a total of 51% of the votes. Tahrir Square burst in happiness.

They have been celebrating Morsi’s victory for days but now they are sure.

Moris supporter Mahmoud Fahmy said, “I am extremely happy, I haven’t slept for a week for Dr. Mohamed Morsi, because he is the first president who comes with our voices, no manipulations. This is a historic moment in Egypt and I tell dr. Morsi to take care of us and the poor.”

Moris supporter Mahmoud Abdel Kader said, “I want to tell all those who voted to Shafik we will not make you our enemies, don’t be afraid of Dr Morsi, he is a person who cares about all Egyptian and he promised to do so. Don’t be afraid of Shariaa, if it is applied, Copts will be well protected.”

While in Ahmed Shafik’s head quarter silence prevailed. And Fear of the future spread.

Shafik supporter said, “The elections are fair, but I am shocked, I believed in Shafik. Many of the Egyptian are under poverty line and I don’t want to say manipulated by the couldn’t understand how to choose a candidate, and we are all in our first grade of democracy we are still learning.”

The President-Elect’s supporters will not leave Tahrir square. They still have battles with the military ruler to give Morsi complete executive powers which the Army still posses.

Reporter: “After 16 months of unrest Egypt’s finally chooses a president and celebrates democracy. The president-elect is about to face the toughest challenges, to bring Egypt back stability to the political scene and economy and to also satisfy almost 50% of the population that didn’t vote for him.”

Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi celebrate his victory in Cairo, Egypt, on
June 24, 2012. Egypt's presidential election commission announced here on Sunday that
Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi won the presidency, defeating ex-premier Ahmed Shafiq.
(Xinhua/Amru Salahuddien)



Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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