Egypt: towards a reorganization of the government under pressure from the Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt: towards a reorganization of the government under pressure from the Muslim Brotherhood

Cairo : Egypt | Apr 29, 2012 at 1:56 PM PDT
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Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Bid: Why the Turnaround?

Marshal Hussein Tantawi , Chief of the Supreme Council of forces arm ed (AFSC) and de facto ruler of the Egypte since the fall of Hosni Mubarak, could soon overhaul the government of Prime Minister Kamal Al-Ganzouri , under pressure from the Brotherhood Muslims. Saad El-Katatni, parliament speaker and member of the Islamist Brotherhood, told the official MENA news agency that the AFSC would "announce the reshuffle within 48 hours".

Mr. Al-Ganzouri, a septuagenarian named prime minister in late November, had been head of government under Mubarak from 1996 to 1999. He did not favor the Muslim Brotherhood who, through their political showcase the Party for Freedom and Justice (PLJ), dominate the scene désomais policy égytienne. If it materializes, this redesign will be a concession of the general Parliament, dominated by Islamists, which requires a new government.

The Brotherhood had initially pledged to work for a transitional period with the incumbent government, appointed by the army. But in February, said she had hoped to see the interim government dismissed and replaced by a cabinet formed by the Muslim Brotherhood. "If someone intends to recreate the old corrupt regime with new faces, the people are ready to act to revive its revolution and to prevent the ship from sinking into the hands of people with no sense of responsibility, "they had warned in a statement to your unusually hard.

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Members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood take part in a press conference
Members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood take part in a press conference
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