Turkish President says Morsi was murdered

Erdogan calls for OIC to take action against Egypt

19 June, 18:08

    (ANSAmed) - ANKARA, JUNE 19 - Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday in a televised speech that former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi had been murdered.

    Morsi, who belonged to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, died in a Cairo courtroom where he was on trial on Monday.

    Erdogan, who is close to the Muslim Brotherhood, said that Morsi had been left on the courtroom floor for 20 minutes without being helped. The Turkish president called on the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) to take all ''necessary actions'' as concerns Cairo and pledged to work so that Egypt be held responsible for the former president's death.(ANSAmed).

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