Egypt’s military raises stakes in power bout with Muslim Brotherhood

16.07.2012                      26.Tammus. 5772

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Egypt's military raises stakes in power bout with Muslim Brotherhood

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urges Egypt's top general to work with President Mohammed Morsi, of the Brotherhood, on a full transition to civilian rule.

Egypt's top general on Sunday raised the stakes in the military's political standoff with the Muslim Brotherhood, saying the armed forces will not allow a "certain group" to dominate the country.
Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi's tough comments came only hours after he met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who urged him to work with President Mohammed Morsi, of the Brotherhood, on a full transition to civilian rule….