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Morsi calls on Egyptians to reject violence

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President Mohamed Morsi appealed for calm after seven people died in clashes between police and protesters Friday, the second anniversary of the revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak. 

Egyptian protesters light a fire in the street in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, some 120 kilometres north of Cairo on January 25, 2013. President Mohamed Morsi appealed for calm after seven people died in clashes between police and protesters, the second anniversary of the revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Morsi, "urges citizens to adhere to the values of the revolution, express opinions freely and peacefully and renounce violence," said a message posted on his Twitter account.

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