President-elect Morsi: Egypt should expand ties with Iran

25.06.2012                      05.Tammus. 5772

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President-elect Morsi: Egypt should expand ties with Iran

Egypt's first Islamist president says in interview with Iran's Fars news that he was interested in better relations with Tehran in order to create a strategic 'balance' in the region.

Egypt's Islamist President-elect Mohammed Morsi said in an interview with Iran's Fars news agency published on Monday that he wanted to expand ties with Tehran to create a strategic "balance" in the region.
Diplomatic relations between the two countries have been severed for more than 30 years, but both sides have signaled a shift in policy since former president Hosni Mubarak was overthrown last year in a popular uprising….