Egypt military chief warns of ‚extremely grave‘ consequences of crisis

28.11.2011                      02.Kislev. 5772

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Egypt military chief warns of 'extremely grave' consequences of crisis

Haaretz report from Alexandria / Activists hold another demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Sunday as part of ongoing efforts to force the ruling military council out of power.

Egypt's military ruler warned of "extremely grave" consequences if the turbulent nation does not pull through its current crisis and urged voters to turn out for landmark parliamentary elections starting Monday.
Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi claimed "foreign hands" were behind the latest wave of unrest, an assertion similar to those made by Hosni Mubarak in his final days in power before he was ousted in a popular uprising in February. Tantawi was Mubarak's defense minister for 20 years….