ElBaradei ready to lead transition gov’t in Egypt

27.11.2011                      01.Kislev. 5772                      Rosch Chodesch


ElBaradei ready to lead transition gov't in Egypt

Pro-democracy advocate's campaign team says he's willing to abandon presidency bid if asked formally to form gov't.

Egyptian presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei is prepared to drop his bid to be head of state if he is asked to lead a transition government to steer the country to civilian rule, his campaign team said on Saturday.
ElBaradei is offering himself as an alternative to Kamal Ganzouri, a veteran politician named by the country's ruling military council on Friday to head a new interim government after a week of protests and violence that has killed 42 people….