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Egyptian president abides by parliament court ruling to freeze his decree

07-12-2012 07:37 BJT

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Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi says he'll abide by the ruling of Egypt's Supreme Court, which overturned his decree to reconvene the country’s dissolved parliament.

Presidential spokesman Yasser Ali affirmed Morsi’s respect of the Constitution and the judicial authority, saying the president is looking to prevent confrontation between state authorities.

Egypt’s Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a presidential decree reinstating the dissolved People’s Assembly.

In June, the court ruled the election of parliament members had been invalid. It prompted Egypt’s then military rulers to suspend the new parliament before Morsi was sworn in as president.



Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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