Egypt army threatens intervention
- Published: 1 Jul 2013 at 22.49
- Online news:
CAIRO - Egypt's armed forces gave President Mohamed Morsi 48 hours to meet the demands of the people or it would intervene with a roadmap, after millions took to the streets to demand the Islamist leader step down.
The Egyptian army has threatened to intervene in politics again - and this time anti-government protesters approve..
In a statement read out on state television, the armed forces reiterated its "call that the demands of the people be met and gives (all parties) 48 hours, as a last chance, to take responsibility for the historic circumstances the country is going through."
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