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  3/4/2014, Adar Bet 2, 5774

Report: As-Sisi Won't Run for Presidency of Egypt


Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah As-Sisi will not submit his candidacy for presidency in the upcoming elections, according to a Tuesday-morning report by the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Watan.

The newspaper cited a statement by Mohammed Abu-Shadi, a minister in the previous government, who said As-Sisi confirmed this during a parliament meeting and that he "stands by the people with the goal of saving Egypt."