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Egypt military to handover power

06-19-2012 00:26 BJT

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A senior member of Egypt’s ruling military council, Major General Mohammed al-Assar, says the army will hand over power to the newly elected president by the end of the month.

Al-Assar says the new president will have the ultimate authority to appoint and dismiss the government. He went on to say the military council has no intention of reducing or withdrawing ANY of the president’s powers.

Major Gen. Mohammed al-assar, Egyptian ruling military council:"The military council pledges to ensure fair and transparent elections. The military council will not stand in the way of people’s wishes and elections will not be interfered with. "

Editor:Wang Shuo |Source: CNTV.CN

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