Egypt army chief won't back down
- Published: 18 Aug 2013 at 22.14
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Egypt's army chief vowed Sunday to stand firm in the face of violence by Islamists, in his first remarks since a deadly crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
An undated image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi giving a live broadcast (Egyptian TV/AFP/File, -)
"Whoever imagines violence will make the state and Egyptians kneel must reconsider; we will never be silent in the face of the destruction of the country," said Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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